Previously, we addressed reducing the risk of sprain, which is the most common type of injury. But what about lacerations (No. 2 most common) and back injuries (No. 3 most common)?
To prevent lacerations:
• Use tools instead of fingers to remove burrs from holes or conduit.
• Avoid pulling a knife toward you.
• Wear work gloves.
To prevent back injury:
• Watch your posture. Poor posture increases both the risk and the severit