NIOSH Publication Suitable for all Industries with Material Handling

This past November, NIOSH released an illustrated guide aimed at preventing musculoskeletal disorders and injuries in the retail industry. The eighteen page guide is specifically directed to preventing material handling injuries in the grocery sector—illustrating and outlining ways and techniques to practice safe lifting and pulling methods to avoid.

Falling Tape Measure Incident was not as “Freakish” as was Widely Reported

This past November, newspapers, the digital media and television reported the unfortunate death of Gary Anderson, 58, who was delivering sheet rock to a high-rise building under construction on Christopher Columbus Drive in Jersey City.  This incident was widely reported as a freak accident because Mr. Anderson was struck in the head with a tape measure that had fallen from the belt of a worker on the 50th story of the building.

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