MSDs


Councils face call to end box collections on safety grounds

The study by the University of Greenwich and published by IOSH warns that waste collection systems using boxes could be causing “significant” long-term musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) for workers. Read More

Sheffield Children’s NHS foundation trust saves £198,492 with physiotherapy provision

The avoidance of musculoskeletal disorders amongst its employees is of paramount importance to the Trust. Read More

NHS Trust saves £800k through staff physio provision

Medical evidence shows that early physiotherapy intervention on musculoskeletal injuries can prevent acute conditions becoming chronic and promote swifter recovery, Read More

Ergonomics regulation is not the only reason you need a global ergonomics programme

General safety (legislation) clauses across the globe encompass the requirement for an organisation-wide ergonomics programme, says Cardinus’ Jon Abbott. Across Read More

HSE urges firms to ditch “off-the-shelf” training

Simplistic and “off-the-shelf” training for manual handling is a “waste of time and money”, according to the Health and Safety Read More

Construction in focus

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Wearable technology measures human movement

Work-related injury and illnesses have a major impact on the UK economy. It is estimated that 8.3 million days lost Read More

Expert predictions for 2016

SHP asks professionals drawn from a diverse range of backgrounds to share their thoughts on what they think will the Read More

Hinge Health

Hinge Health is a digital health company that aims to cut costs and improve outcomes for musculoskeletal disorders through its Read More

Back to business: musculoskeletal disorders

Musculoskeletal disorders are increasing as a work-related injury. Matthew Birtles (HSL) and Faraz Shoghi (Honda UK) explain how ‘doing the Read More



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Manual Handling in the Workplace: Employee Factsheet

Driving at work: Director’s Briefing

Understanding contractor risk in the construction industry

5 rules for effective incident reporting

PPE in the Workplace: Employee Factsheet