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192 articles are classified in All Articles > Issue/challenge/risk > Illness/injury/hazard type > Manual handling



Alarming re-injury findings should underpin WHS plans

Workers' compensation, Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Topic/practice, Issue/challenge/risk, Journal articles - occupational medicine research, Research and reports
More than a third of workers who suffer a work injury will sustain a further injury within a short period of time, according to New Zealand researchers, who say their findings reveal an "important intervention point" for preventing incidents and reducing injury rates.





Manual task training doesn't prevent injuries

Workers' compensation, Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Topic/practice, Issue/challenge/risk, Research and reports
Hazardous manual task training forms an important part of an employer's risk identification and control processes, but can't be relied on to tackle the scourge of work-related musculoskeletal disorders, in part because it doesn't address the multiple causes of these injuries, and the techniques taught are often ignored or impractical, according to the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia.




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