Topic Discussion: Sprains and Strains
General: When employees adapt awkward postures to perform their work, the result can be a high number of sprains and strains. Today, we’re going to focus on some simple strategies to prevent these types of injuries .
A major cause of on-the-job injuries in the trucking industry is slips and falls from a tractor or trailer. These injuries can result in twisted ankles, bruised shins, or worse. You can prevent this from happening altogether by following the proper technique for entering and exiting a truck and/or trailer. Let’s review some helpful hints to preclude being injured by a slip, trip or fall.
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Summary: Be Proactive to Prevent Pain.
Take some time to think about how you move to perform different job tasks. If something
doesn’t feel right, that is a good indication that you need to shift your position.