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Prevent Common Custodial Injuries

woman_mopping_shutterstock_150980843By Andi Curry-Overexertion tops the list of most frequent injuries to custodial workers, making it a reasonable place to focus initial safety efforts. This type of injury happens when someone attempts to perform a task that is beyond their physical capabilities — pulling heavy trash bags, for example, or lifting an overfilled mop bucket.
Improved ergonomic tools and training programs are common strategies for reducing injuries, but recent data suggests that balancing workloads can also reduce the risk of overexertion injuries. Read more

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