Mechanics and manufacturing employees are tasked with some of the most daunting repairs that stretch them to not only their limits mentally, but physically as well. With thousands of pounds of metal hanging above workers, sharp tools in use and repetitive motions a mainstay technique, it's clear more safety and precaution is needed to prevent some fo the more foreseeable incidents.
Repetitive motion and overexertion represent a large portion of these workers' compensation claims, and even being struck by an object is unusually high on the list for an industry so keyed in on computerized processes. The real risk in the industry lie within the nature of the job itself, according to the International Labor Organization.
Download this report to have a better understanding of the injury risks associated within the auto industry and learn how to create a more effective culture of safety.
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