Hazardous manual handling case studies

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Hazardous manual handling of construction material

A hazardous manual handling incident causes a worker on a construction site to become unconscious and hospitalized. How did this happen and what was the solution to avoid this from happening?

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The Women's Hospital

Over the past four years, in line with industry statistics, the Women's Hospital has experienced a high number of injuries involving their midwives in the Birth Centre. The Women's Hospital had limited educational resources for manual handling in place that specifically focused on the Birth Centre or midwifery tasks.

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