Types of Injury that Could Cause by the Incorrect Manual Handling & Factors to Consider that Affect the Risk Of Injury
Types Of Injury:
The injury that could be caused by the incorrect manual handling of loads including:
- Spinal disc compression or prolapsed disc,
- Strains of tendons or muscles,
- A hernia, dislocation or fracture of bones,
- Cuts and abrasions and crushing or impact injuries.
Factors to Consider:
Factors in relation to the load that will affect the risk of injury, Such as:
- The size, weight, and shape of the load,
- The possibility that the contents might move or the load become unbalanced,
- The position of the center of Gravity,
- Difficulty in securing a firm grasp of the load,
- The presence of sharp edges and
- The possibility that the contents of the load might be hazardous.
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- Guidance On NEBOSH Command Words / Action Verbs
- Why We Manage Health and Safety?
- Barriers In Promoting Good Standards Of Health And Safety at Workplace.
- National Government Contribution Towards Health and Safety
- Definitions Of Health, Safety, Welfare & Environmental Protection
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