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.

Find the Full episode at:

https://www.buzzsprout.com/1344256/8018699-safework-nsw-musculoskeletal-disorders-in-construction

The Take 5 at:

https://www.buzzsprout.com/1344256/8018712-safework-nsw-take-5-musculoskeletal-disorders-in-construction

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High Risk Work & Stakeholder Engagements Team

Construction Services Group
SafeWork NSW
4 Parramatta Square
Level 21, 12 Darcy Street
Parramatta NSW 2153
p 13 10 50
hrwset@safework.nsw.gov.au

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