Manual handling can result in sprains, strains, back injuries, fractures and abdominal hernias.
Every year nearly 3,60,,000 workers get injuries due to manual handling.
Tips for preventing injuries:
- Get a good hold and secure grip.
- Before lifting, always test the load for stability and weight.
- Wear appropriate gloves to avoid slips, trips.
- Do not twist your body.
- Take rest breaks.
- Provide proper training to all employees.