Wednesday, June 22, 2005

Construction industry is warned about back injuries

The construction industry is vulnerable to many health and safety problems ...

"Health inspectors will today warn the construction industry of the dangers of back injuries.

Over 270 Scottish construction companies are due to gather for a safety awareness day in Livingston, West Lothian.

The industry suffers from one of the poorest records of back-related injuries. Experts say many instances can be easily avoided if preventative action is taken by employers and employees.

The day will focus on ergonomics in the construction sector, a demonstration of helpful lifting aids and alternative light-weight materials that can be used to reduce the risk of injury."   continued ...   (Via Scotsman)

Construction - User Interface Design, Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Ergonomics

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