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Manual Handling

POSTED BY in Asset Risk, Equipment, Human Resources, IBA, Legal Risk, Manual Handling, Production Risk, Risk Management, Safety

How Technology is Putting the ‘Pro’ in Proactive Manual Handling

Workplace injuries can happen any day of the year and with a 16% rise in legal proceedings resulting in convictions, it is crucial that businesses equip themselves with the necessary tools to minimise their risk, and the relevant armour to combat any road-bumps along the way. In our highly stressful and time-poor day-to-day, we tend to dive headfirst into tasks…

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How to prevent manual handling injuries impacting your business

Statistics published by Safe Work Australia for 2015-16 report the average time off work for a Musculoskeletal Disorder is between 5-6 weeks. The average Workers Compensation claim cost for this type of injury in 2015-16 was $50,000. So the impact on your worker’s compensation premium could be significant, never mind the additional burden of being a person down in your…

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