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Translating Academic Research on Manual Lifting Tasks Observations into Construction Workplace "Good Practices"

Summary: The purpose of this study was to examine physical workloads associated with manual lifting activities and to translate the academic research into effective prevention "good practices" for the reduction of injury risks in the construction workplace. Fourteen different construction trades participated, including carpenter, ceiling installer, drywall installer, electrician, fitter, floor finisher, floor tile layer, flooring installer, insulator, laborer, mason, painter, plumber and sod layer.


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