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Improving holistic wellbeing pays dividends

Injuries arising from poor manual handling costs the UK economy millions each year

‘You can’t be a safe worker if you’re not a healthy worker’. According to Graham Sharp, Managing Director of materials handling specialist, Stanley Handling, this statement from Professor Dame Carol Black, the government advisor on health and work, should be on display in every warehouse and factory. The link between …

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Pristine Condition manual handling techniques reduces risk factors for injury by up to 94%

Pristine Condition manual handling techniques reduces risk factors for injury by up to 94%

A bio-mechanics study, recently commissioned by health & safety specialist, Pristine Condition, in conjunction with Tesco Distribution, has revealed ground-breaking results, and helped the supermarket retailer achieve 60% reduction in manual handling incidents. The purpose of the study was to objectively and technically measure the manual handling risk reduction when …

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