What Are The Main Risks Of Injury In The Workshop From Manual Handling Activities?

29 March 2011

Almost a third of all industrial injuries are caused by manual handling accidents, with musculoskeletal disorders, including those caused by manual handling, causing an estimated 9.3 million working days to be lost in 2009/2010. The major accident rate for woodworking is more than 17% above the manufacturing industry average. Like most industries, handling and slips and trips account for most injuries.

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