Type: Lessons Learned
Publisher: Mission Support Alliance, Hanford Site
Published As: Public
Lessons Learned: Vehicle Operators must focus on the physical environment in relation to the vehicle prior to vehicle operation. A lack of ergonomic assessments, training, as well a lack of warm-up and conditioning are the main contributors leading to ergonomic injuries. Management oversight of compliance to procedures, use of PPE, and identification of hazards by management will help prevent or mitigate injuries. Having an effective feedback process will support and demonstrate the philosophy that all accidents are preventable.
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