The top 10 causes of workplace accidents and injury have just been released.
In general workplace incidents have been reduced, however the cost to business still remains eye watering at more than $58 BILLION per year!!
As you can see the Nr 1 cause of workplace injury comes from our own actions. Pushing, pulling, lifting , reaching.
Simple mechanical injury that can easily be avoided through staff training and implementation of protocols and procedures for manual handling.
With a coordinated effort we can reduce this number dramatically.
What training or procedures has your workplace set up to address manual handling?