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  1. PDF icon Manual tasks - hand tools

    Government of Western Australia Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety WorkSafe Manual Tasks Hand tools Using a forceful grip, having your hand or wrist in an awkward position, or vibration can cause hand injuries. You may feel this as a ...

  2. PDF icon Manual tasks - working environment

    Government of Western Australia Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety WorkSafe Manual Tasks Working environment The work environment can make manual tasks more hazardous. ■ Rough or slippery surfaces increase the risk of slips and tr ...

  3. PDF icon Manual tasks - forces and loads

    Government of Western Australia Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety WorkSafe Manual Tasks Forces and loads A forceful exertion is when a lot of muscle power is used to lift, push, pull or carry or move an object or load. ■ Heavy e. ...

  4. PDF icon Manual tasks - actions and postures

    Government of Western Australia Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety WorkSafe Manual Tasks Actions and postures Of particular concern are: • Awkward postures • Sustained postures • Repetitive movements A combination of two or more postu ...