Apple Picking (WSPS)

Developed by: WSPS (Workplace Safety and Prevention Services)

Description: A list of musculoskeletal risk factors and recommendations to reduce those risks for apple picker and similar manual harvesting workers. Included are ways to minimize excessive forces, avoid awkward postures, and prevent repetition where possible.

Keywords: orchard, apple, pick, harvest, agriculture, force, posture, repetition, fact sheet, recommendations, risk

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