Tyre fitting – tyre changing: A health and safety solution

How to reduce or eliminate the workplace health and safety risks of manually lifting tyres onto wheel balancers.

Published: 01 Jun 2010
File type: PDF
File size: 191.4 kB
Length: 1 page
Reading level: Easy

What it contains

Understanding the correct way to lift a tyre onto a wheel balancer can reduce the risk of musculoskeletal injuries. This document explains:

  • how lifting onto wheel balancers can cause musculoskeletal injuries
  • the types of activities that can increase injuries
  • how to reduce injury risks

At the end of the document, there is also a diagram showing the correct ways to lift tyres onto a wheel balancer.

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