Every seven seconds a worker is injured on the job. If you do the math, that works out to 4.7 million injuries a year. And a high percentage, 32%, can be attributed to material handling. Of those injuries, 35% were due to overexertion as a result of lifting or lowering, or repetitive movements. Colliding with equipment accounted for another 25% of the injuries, and 25% were the results of slips, trips and falls. These are serious statistics and what's frustrating is that there does ...
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