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Category: Back pain

HSL: Manual Handling for Assessors – London, 7 Dec 2016

Friday, November 4, 2016

This course will equip you with the knowledge to help recognise, assess and reduce manual handling risks in your organisation.

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RR1026 – Validation of the HSE manual handling assessment charts as predictors of work-related low back pain

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

The aim of this research was to ascertain whether HSE’s ‘Manual handling Assessment Charts’ (MAC tool) could be used to predict workers losing time from work due to low back pain.

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HSE unveils changes to reporting requirements

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has formally implemented changes to simplify the mandatory reporting of workplace injuries for businesses.

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Air transport – Managing key risks

Thursday, May 24, 2012

How to manage the risks from: Aircraft turnaround, assisting disabled passengers, baggage handling, musculoskeletal Disorders (MSD) and Working at height.

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Musculoskeletal Disorders eBulletin – Free subscription

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Subscribe to musculoskeletal disorders email eBulletin for free regular email news and updates via email.

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RR901 – Prospective evaluation of the 1991 NIOSH Lifting Equation

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

An epidemiological prospective cohort study of the ability of the 1991 NIOSH Lifting Equation to predict loss of time from work due to low back pain (LBP) or to predict reports of LBP followed 515 industrial workers in jobs requiring manual handling for 18 months.

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MSDs – Your questions answered

Friday, October 21, 2011

Some of the most common musculoskeletal disorder related health and safety questions.

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Waste & recycling – lifting and carrying advice

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Conveyor belts are used in several industries to move materials. Using these systems in the workplace can reduce the risks of Musculoskeletal injury (MSD) by avoiding the need for excessive repetitive lifting and carrying.

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Whole-body vibration and ergonomics of driving occupations: Ports industry

Monday, March 1, 2010

Back disorders are the most common form of ill health at work. The exact cause of back pain is often unclear but back pain is more common in jobs that involve driving,

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HSE board member advises businesses on back pain

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Back pain shouldn’t hold you back from work, was HSE board member Professor Sayeed Khan’s key message

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Back pain

Monday, June 8, 2009

Low back pain is common and can be extremely painful. The information on back pain has been revised.

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