2nd Highest Reported Risk

Short-term injury results in long-term ill health

Lifting and moving heavy and awkward loads accounts for the second highest reported risk in the construction industry. And whilst, you may think of this as a short-term health issue, repeated actions can lead to long-term damage greatly affecting quality of life.


Between 2011/12 and 2014/15, 45,000 cases of reported workplace ill-health were musculoskeletal disorders (MSD), of which just under a third were new conditions.

2nd Highest Reported Risk. RVT Group

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