Welder's Knee Pads
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ERGONOMIC INTERVENTIONS IN SHIPYARDS
Hazard: Due in part to constant kneeling on metal or other hard surfaces, there is a high percentage of lower extremity injuries in shipyards.
Solution: The worker below has improvised a knee pad by wrapping together some corrugated cardboard (see photo). Padded kneepads provide cushioning as well as protection for workers.
- Page last reviewed: May 22, 2012 (archived document)
- Content source:
- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Division of Applied Research and Technology