Complete Guide to Repetitive Strain Injury

What You Need to Know about RSI and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. There is invaluable advice on managing pain, and a constructive approach to physical and occupational therapy. Posture plays a key role in the genesis of this disorder. Poor posture can lead to nerve impairment and subsequent soft-tissue effects on the entire upper body.

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Safety in Contract Cleaning

This guidance document provides information in relation to chemical and biological safety with respect to those working in Contract Cleaning. Many different products are used in cleaning companies. The cleaning products chosen depend on the product to be cleaned. Most cleaning products are made up of the following: Acids and bases such as hydrochloric acid,…

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Technical guide to the selection and use of fall prevention and arrest equipment

The following report was prepared by Glasgow Caledonian University, School of the Built and Natural Environment for the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and describes a study on fall prevention and arrest equipment. The risk of a fall must, wherever possible, be designed out. If this is not possible, the above hierarchy must be followed…

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THE USE AND CONTROL OF PORTABLE LADDERS – University of Birmingham

This document sets out the University Health and Safety Policy with regard to the use and control of portable ladders. It has been approved by the Safety Executive Committee, in consultation with the Joint Safety Advisory Committee, and it will be subject to review. Accidents may happen because ordinary and extension ladders, step-ladders and trestles…

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