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Toolbox talk: lifting and carrying materials.

Authors
CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training
Source
Silver Spring, MD: CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training, 2014 Mar; :1-2
NIOSHTIC No.
20044200
Abstract
Back injuries account for 25 percent of construction injuries. Construction has the second highest rate of back injuries of any industry.
Keywords
Construction; Construction-industry; Construction-workers; Construction-equipment; Safety-education; Safety-programs; Injury-prevention; Accident-prevention; Work-environment; Worker-health; Training; Education; Safety-measures; Musculoskeletal-system-disorders; Back-injuries; Manual-lifting; Manual-materials-handling; Biomechanics; Weight-factors; Posture; Physical-capacity; Physical-stress; Materials-transport
Contact
CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training, 8484 Georgia Avenue, Suite 1000, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Publication Date
20140313
Document Type
Other
Funding Type
Construction; Cooperative Agreement
Fiscal Year
2014
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
Cooperative-Agreement-Number-U60-OH-009762; M042014
Priority Area
Construction
Source Name
Toolbox talk: lifting and carrying materials
State
MD
Performing Organization
CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training, Silver Spring, Maryland
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