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Toolbox talk: lifting and carrying materials (<a href="https://www.cpwr.com/wp-content/uploads/publications/CPWR_LiftingCarrying_Materials_0.pdf"target="_blank">superseded</a>).
CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training
Silver Spring, MD: CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training, 2014 Mar; :1-2
Back injuries account for 25 percent of construction injuries. Construction has the second highest rate of back injuries of any industry.
Construction; Construction-industry; Construction-workers; Construction-equipment; Safety-education; Safety-programs; Injury-prevention; Accident-prevention; Work-environment; Worker-health; Training; Education; Safety-measures; Musculoskeletal-system-disorders; Back-injuries; Manual-lifting; Manual-materials-handling; Biomechanics; Weight-factors; Posture; Physical-capacity; Physical-stress; Materials-transport
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Construction; Cooperative Agreement
Toolbox talk: lifting and carrying materials
CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training, Silver Spring, Maryland
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division