Manual Handling > Manual Tasks for Industry

Unsafe manual tasks are the most common cause of work related injuries. These injuries can cause personal suffering and loss of income, and also cost businesses and national economies. Injuries that arise from hazardous manual tasks are commonly known as musculoskeletal disorders or MSDs.

Running Time: 32 mins

  • Introduction
  • Manual Task Injuries & How Your Back Works
  • It could happen to you!
  • Manual Task Risk Factors
  • Principles of Safe Task Handling
  • Summary
  • Manual Tasks for Industry: QUIZ