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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.
- Page last reviewed: May 22, 2012 (archived document)
- Content source:
- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Division of Applied Research and Technology