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Handling and storage of large sheet stone slabs

Handling and storing large sheet stone slabs carries a high risk of serious personal injury unless undertaken in a safe manner. Due to their size and weight, such slabs are potentially unstable when stored on edge. Stone worker have been seriously injured or even killed in handling accidents in recent years.

Visit our MAC tool to identify high risk manual handling activities.

Visit our lifting site for information about safe lifting operations.

Visit the handling stone page for case studies.

Updated: 2013-12-12