Category: Manual Handling


Back Injuries – What Happens?

Did you know that almost 80% of adults will experience back pain or injury during their lifetime? It is also a common reason for lost work time …


Lifting Your Profits Without Hurting Your Back

Reducing Musculoskeletal Disorders in the Workplace

This article has been supplied by Brad Matthews of Winning Safety. Winning Safety uses a process that goes beyond …


Correct Techniques for Lifting People

Depending on the field you work in, there may be unique safety threats you have to deal with in the workplace. If you work in a medical capacity with the ill, elderly or disabled, there is a …


Human Stress Factors

This is the second section of the article by Leslie Henley in his investigation into the Links between Human Stress Factors and MSD’s. You’ll find the first section at Human Stress and MSDS …


The Art of Lifting

The Stagehand’s Axiom has a brilliant philosophy when it comes to lifting, and that is: “Never lift what you can drag, never drag what you can roll, never roll what you can leave.”


How to Fix Your Manual Handling Risks

Don’t throw your hands up in dismay; removing manual handling risks is possible. Here is a system that works and it’s one that won’t put your back out! Read on for one of the most popular posts on Safety Concepts.