Manual handling of heavy things by lifting, pushing, pulling, carrying or moving can cause accidents where injuries can be sustained is common in work place. The best ways and preventive methods required to reduce this type of accident is as follows.
o Worker should not be made to handle heavy things to a long distance.
o Should train the worker with adequate lifting practice.
o The work should not involve massive reaching upwards, twisting or stooping.
o Should allow taking sufficient rest periodically.
o Wherever possible should use goods lift equipments.
Electrical shocks are common accidents at work which can cause electrical burns to electricians and employees who need to operate electrical equipments. Following are the best ways and methods required to prevent electrical shocks.
o Should ensure that the electrical equipment is well maintained, designed and appropriate for working.
o Provide safety cutouts in the equipment.
o Train the staff properly to operate the equipment.
o Provide warning if there is any electrical danger is involved....