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Body stressing - risk management checklist

Type
Guides & Tools
Country
Australia
Languages
English
Provider

Description

Description: 

This checklist is designed to assist managers, workplace health staff and rehabilitation providers with identifying and addressing risks of body stressing injury. Risk management is the primary tool used to prevent workplace injury and disease.

Body stressing - risk management checklist

Detailed Information

Hazards: 
Awkward postures
Fast-paced work
Forceful movements
Manual handling of loads
Repetitive movements/work
Health effects: 
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Lower limb disorders
Prevention measures: 
Elimination of hazards
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
All (no specific group)
Purpose of the material: 
General information
Awareness raising
Risk assessment
Target audience: 
Employers
Managers
Worker representatives
Priority area: 
Prevention
Date of Publication / Year : 
2011