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Body Mechanics the way in which the body moves and maintains balance while making the most efficient use of all it parts
4 main reasons 1. muscles work best when used correctly. 2. crrect usage of muscles makes lifting,m etc. easier. 3. prevents unecessary fatigue & strain what saves energy. 4 prevents injury to sel and others
Rules of Good Body Mechanics maintain a broad base of support (8-10 inches apart- 1 foot slightly forward), use strongest muscles, use the weight of your body to help push or pull an object, carry heavy objects close to body, avoid twisting, avoid bending, get help or use equip.
OSHA Occupational Safety & Health Administration (establishes & enforces safety standards in workplace
Main Standards of OSHA 1.Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals 2. Bloodbore Pathogen Standards
Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals Standards must inform employes of all chemicals and hazards in workplace
MSDS Material Safety Datasheet ( all manufactures must provide datasheet with any hazardous product they sell
Equipment & Solutions read safety rules, read MSDS's. read direction 3 times, dont mix solutions, report broken equipment, don't operate equip. without being trained or if broken, dont use damaged or broken electrical cords or plugs
Ergonomics applied science that promotes the safety & well-being of a person by adapting the environment & using techniques to prevent injuries.
Created by: kaitydiddles733
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