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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.
- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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