#SafetyTipThursday Preventing Strains and Sprains at Work
☑️ Use proper lifting techniques: Bend at the knees, keep the back straight, and lift with the legs.
☑️ Provide mechanical lifting aids for heavy objects.
☑️ Set up ergonomic workstations with adjustable chairs and computer monitors at eye level.
☑️ Encourage stretching and warm-up exercises before physically demanding tasks.
☑️ Wear supportive footwear with good slip resistance.
☑️ Keep work areas clean and free from clutter to prevent trips and falls.
☑️ Provide adequate training on safe work practices and hazard awareness.
☑️ Encourage open reporting of discomfort or early signs of strain.
☑️ Schedule regular breaks for employees engaged in repetitive tasks.
Promote safety and prevent injuries for a productive workforce!
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