What makes manual lifting hazardous? : Manual Lifts Vs Commercial lift in Delhi


Due to manual lifting, the occurrence of injury might be caused by numerous risk factors. 

The risk factors are dependent on the task and organization of the work, the worker, the  cargo, goods, material, or loads and the work environment:

Talking about the task and organization of the work, if it needs:

  • Unsteady  cargo, goods, material, or loads or unsteady body posture while handling  cargo, goods, material, or loads
  • A high proportion of work which cannot be affected by workers
  • Poor postures or movements i.e. the positions of one’s body that differ significantly from neutral positions while performing activities of work; moreover, due to this, efficiency of muscles decreases and force required to complete the task increases.
  • Inadequate recovery periods coupled with high frequency or repetition

If we talk about the  cargo, goods, material, or loads, the risks involved are because of:

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