Once upon a time, in a faraway land there was a tiny town. In that tiny town was a supermarket. In that supermarket was a young girl who became a slave to the deli meat slicer.
Here’s a common scenario…
Organisation problem: high rate of manual handling related injuries and musculoskeletal injury worker’s compensation claims.
Organisation solution: organise for the workforce to attend a manual handling training session on how to bend, push, pull, carry.
So, what’s wrong with this scenario?