OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 14 Lifting and Handling Loads

Section 211 Musculoskeletal injuries

If a worker reports to the employer what the worker believes to be work related symptoms of a musculoskeletal injury, the employer must promptly

(a) review the activities of that worker, and of other workers doing similar tasks, to identify work-related causes of the symptoms, if any, and

(b) take corrective measures to avoid further injuries if the causes of the symptoms are work related.