Mechanical and Sheetmetal Workers (IHSA)

Developed by: IHSA (Infrastructure Health & Safety Association)

Description: A set of six recommendations to reduce musculoskeletal disorders in construction workers, specifically mechanical and sheet metal workers. Recommendations focus on improving workplace culture and better work organization practices over implementing specific techniques or control measures. This resource is written as an article rather than a reference guide or tip sheet, with information coming from an interview with a health and safety representative of a construction labour organization.

Keywords: construction, safety, culture, organization, seasonal, risk, assessment, job rotation, stretching

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