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Toolbox talk: materials handling: drywall.
CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training
Silver Spring, MD: CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training, 2014 Mar; :1-2
Almost every construction project involves installation of drywall for interior walls. Workers who handle drywall sheets are at high risk of overexertion and fall injuries. The weight and bulkiness of drywall can worsen any bending, twisting, turning or lifting motions and cause serious injury.
Construction; Construction-industry; Construction-workers; Construction-equipment; Safety-education; Safety-programs; Injury-prevention; Accident-prevention; Work-environment; Worker-health; Training; Education; Safety-measures; Manual-lifting; Manual-materials-handling; Materials-handling; Musculoskeletal-system-disorders; Biomechanics; Posture; Physical-capacity; Physical-stress
CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training, 8484 Georgia Avenue, Suite 1000, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Construction; Cooperative Agreement
Toolbox talk: materials handling: drywall
CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training, Silver Spring, Maryland
Page last reviewed: April 12, 2019
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division