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Grinding Overhead

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ERGONOMIC INTERVENTIONS IN SHIPYARDS

Hazard: Grinding material overhead puts workers in poor posture for neck, shoulders and arms possibly resulting in musculoskeletal disorders (see photos).

Solution: Plan the work to occur at or below waist level when feasible.

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