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Waste Management Safety [Infographic]
Waste Management Hazards
When working in the waste management sector, workers are tasked with moving heavy loads frequently, which can be detrimental to their health in the long and short term.
Despite the obvious risk of injury, safe manual handling seems to be unachievable. Moreover, it can often take two or more people to move a heavy load, not creating a lean working environment.
Thankfully at MasterMover, we provide the perfect solution.
Key Waste Management Safety stats
5,000 injured each year
workers in the waste sector suffer from work-related ill health each year
42% could have been avoided
of the 1,598 non-fatal injuries were injured while handling, lifting or carrying
Types of Accidents
- Trapping hands and feet
- Injury as a result of pulling/pushing up slopes
- Long term musculoskeletal damage
3 ways a MasterMover electric tug can improve safety and efficiency
- Automatic braking system so no danger when going up or down slopes
- Helps reduce musculoskeletal injuries as the machine takes the weight of the bin, not the operators back
- The machine allows an operator to move more than one bin at one time*
*Depending on machine, weight of bin and connection points
Kate Britton, Regional Property Manager
Alexander Faulkner Partnership
“Our staff have given us some great feedback and love the MasterMover’s simplicity of use and safety features. Now, one person can easily move the bins without strain or effort.”
Improve your waste management safety with our range electric tugs, tows & pushers
Get in touch for more information on how we can help improve the waste management safety in your work force, or call 01335 301 030.