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14 February 2019

Ergonomics – Standing and Sitting Postures in the Workplace

Ergonomics is the application of scientific information concerning objects, systems and environment for human use. (Definition adopted by the International Ergonomics Association 2007). Ergonomics is commonly […]
11 February 2019
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Manual Handling vs Hazardous Manual Handling

What is manual handling? Manual: of or done with the hands, powered by the hands – from the old French manuel, from Latin manualis = hand. […]
5 February 2019

The true cost of poor manual handling habits

Let’s start by making the significance of poor manual handling clear with some shocking workplace facts and statistics.  Did you know that …. 107,355 serious claims were […]
4 December 2018
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Why choose Backsafe as your Manual Handling Training Program?

Musculoskeletal injuries are being built up in the bodies of working people every day, costing our governments and our insurers billions of dollars per year, not […]
26 November 2018

Holy safe lifting techniques Batman – 4 Pillars Gin

An exciting time for Four Pillars Gin with a very striking renovation adding that extra twist of awesomeness in their Healesville distillery.  Although they have the […]
21 November 2018

Backsafe Bunting

Established in Melbourne as a family-owned business in 1979, Baby Bunting is now Australia’s largest specialty nursery retailer and one-stop-baby shop.  Their core purpose is to […]
13 November 2018

Metro Trains moves people around Melbourne

As the city’s metropolitan rail service, Metro operates 220 six carriage trains across 965 kilometres of track, transporting 415,000 customers each day. In order to meet […]
7 May 2018

Backsafeing the Level Crossing Removal Project in VIC

The Level Crossing Removal Authority was established in 2015 by the Victorian Government to oversee the largest rail infrastructure project in the state’s history. Central to […]
8 March 2018

8 Prevention is Better than Cure Points

We all want to achieve a happy and productive workplace. With that comes the right and obligation to provide a safe working environment where risks are […]