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.

Last updated

Jun 2010

Reading level

easy

File Type and Size

PDF, 191.4 kB

Document Length

1 page

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.