Workplace safety - manual handling injuriesManual handling is a common cause of injury in the workplace. Attention to posture and lifting technique can help, but research indicates that changing workplace design is the most effective way of preventing injuries. Organisations such as WorkSafe Victoria can offer information and advice.
Safe Work Australia: lifting, pushing and pullingThe Safe Work Australia site features a trove of informative and accessible resources. Manual handling appears within a topical content area, which aligns with research findings, and the application of WHS law by Australia's states and territories.The site provides a comprehensive, yet succinct overview of the methodologies within manual handling - together with their implication and regulation.
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