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Elevated Awkward Postures

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ERGONOMIC INTERVENTIONS IN SHIPYARDS

Hazard: Working from ladders may result in unstable and stressful postures (see photos 1 & 2).

Solution: Using powered manlifts provides a more stable working surface and can be adjusted minimize the amount of stressful overhead work (see photo 3).

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 Worker on ladder  jeff1 powered manlift

 
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