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Musculoskeletal Disorder [Infographic]

Musculoskeletal Disorder [Infographic]

Musculoskeletal Disorder Infographic

Musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) stats

37% New and long-standing cases of work-related ill health were MSD’s
81% Of all MSD’s affected back, neck & upper limbs
6.9m Working days lost due to Musculoskeletal Disorders
498k Workers suffering from work-related MSD’s

Causes of MSD’s

  • Pushing, pulling or dragging heavy loads
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Sustained or excessive force

3 steps to reduce MSD’s

  1. Risk assessment and evaluation of tasks
  2. Map the task and if possible redesign the task to remove or reduce manual handling
  3. Reduce the risk with handling aids like electric tugs

How electric tugs help reduce the risk of MSD’s

Electric tugs are designed to reduce manual handling and remove the physical strain from employees when moving heavy items. Designed with ergonomics at the heart, customers using MasterMover electric tugs see a reduction in accidents and the risk of MSD’s.

Reduce the risk of musculoskeletal disorder with our range electric tugs


up to 6,000kg

Our small but powerful compact machines are capable of handling loads of up to 6,000 kg.

From versatile and flexible SmartMovers to our MasterTugs and MasterTows, we offer a range of solutions designed to meet your needs even in the most demanding of environments – inside or outside, on slopes and less-than-perfect surfaces.


up to 30,000 kg

Our Performance range is designed to improve safety and efficiency when moving loads of up to 30,000kg, allowing a single pedestrian user complete control and total manoeuvrability.

Easy to use and operator friendly, just as other MasterMover machines, these solutions offer many benefits in a variety of applications and settings.


up to 360,000 kg

Performance Plus
MasterMover’s Performance Plus range of machines includes our PS3000+, our most powerful pedestrian electric tug to date.

When linked together in a chain of 12 machines, the PS3000+ is capable of handling loads up to 360,000 kg.

Get in touch for more information on how we can help reduce the risk of developing musculoskeletal disorders in your work force, or call 01335 301 030.

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