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April 25, 2014

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Man dies in industrial accident

The Health and Safety Executive and Lincolnshire Police are investigating the death of a 71-year-old man in an industrial accident in Spalding.

Emergency services were called to premises in Cowbit Road where the man had been freed from machinery but was pronounced dead at the scene.

A postmortem examination will be carried out and an inquest opened in due course.

Approaches to managing the risks associated Musculoskeletal disorders

In this episode of the Safety & Health Podcast, we hear from Matt Birtles, Principal Ergonomics Consultant at HSE’s Science and Research Centre, about the different approaches to managing the risks associated with Musculoskeletal disorders.

Matt, an ergonomics and human factors expert, shares his thoughts on why MSDs are important, the various prevalent rates across the UK, what you can do within your own organisation and the Risk Management process surrounding MSD’s.

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