S@W2011_Safety at Work: Manual Handling

Title translated into English

S@W2011_Safety at Work: Manual Handling

Film: Duration in minutes

1:02 minutes

Content

Correct lifting postures should be adopted to minimise injuries. This entry conveys the message of working safely with manual lifting activities.

Message

Manual handling which includes lifting, pushing, pulling or carrying of goods can lead to increased risks of back injuries and stress placed on the various muscles if proper tools are not used or due to improper postures while lowering or lifting of goods. This entry aims to educate the importance of good manual handling habits.

Background

The medium is one of the categories for submission to Safety@Work Creative Awards organised by WSH Council and ST Engineering.

Target Group

Workplace Safety and Health professionals, workers and supervisors.

Awards

Safety @ Work Creative Awards 2011 Gold and Judge's Choice Award

Contact details Editor

Nanyang Polytechnic
Ang Mo Kio Av 8180, Singapore-569830 Singapore
http://www.nyp.edu.sg

Contact details Production company

Nanyang Polytechnic
180 Ang Mo KioAvenue 8, Singapore-569830 Singapore
+65-65501811 http://www.nyp.edu.sg