Every year, we see over 19,000 major musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) claims costing on average over $30,000 per claim.
The essential ingredients for successfully managing MSDs in the workplace include embedding a work health and safety landscape to address risks that lead to MSDs; eliminating MSD hazards at the planning, purchasing and design stage; increasing the use of high level controls; ensuring effective reporting and compliance with legal responsibilities; and supporting injured workers to recover at work.
In this episode of the SafetyCast Ryan Tinker discusses MSD in Construction with State Inspector Alice Cheng.
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