Ergonomic hazards associated with these types of activities include:
- Manual material handling (lifting, pulling, pushing and carrying)
- Repetitive motion and high hand forces when using hand and power tools
- Vibration from tools, equipment and vehicles
Industrial and construction ergonomic information can be found at the CDC and Washington State Department of Labor and Industries websites.
Contact Occupational Health & Safety (335-3041) for additional information and to schedule an ergonomic evaluation.