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Case studies

The case studies in this section highlight key factors needed to tackle MSDs and offers controls of MSD risks. The incidence of MSDs can be considerably reduced by interventions incorporating all of the following elements:

Manual Handling


Lifting aids

Internal systems changes

Sector specific case studies

Pushing and pulling

We have provided some case studies below to explain, using practical examples, how others have eliminated or reduced the risk of pushing and pulling in their workplace.