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Toolbox talk: lifting and carrying materials (superseded).

Authors
CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training
Source
Silver Spring, MD: CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training, 2014 Mar; :1-2
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
20044200
Abstract
This document has been superseded and the new version can be found <a href="https://www.cpwr.com/wp-content/uploads/publications/CPWR_LiftingCarrying_Materials_0.pdf"target="_blank">here</a>. Back injuries account for 25 percent of construction injuries. Construction has the second highest rate of back injuries of any industry.
Keywords
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
Contact
CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training, 8484 Georgia Avenue, Suite 1000, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Publication Date
20140313
Document Type
Other
Funding Type
Construction; Cooperative Agreement
Fiscal Year
2014
Identifying No.
Cooperative-Agreement-Number-U60-OH-009762; M042014
Priority Area
Construction
Source Name
Toolbox talk: lifting and carrying materials
State
MD
Performing Organization
CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training, Silver Spring, Maryland
Page last reviewed: July 22, 2022
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division