How to Protect Your Hand and Wrist from Injuries

This 2 minutes safety training video covers: What are the harmful wrist positions, what is the importance of keeping your hand in neutral position, what is the importance of selecting proper tools when working, how to protect your hand and wrist from injuries when using power tools. Click here to watch the 15 minutes full length version.

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The physical stresses and strains that industrial jobs can cause in the workers who perform them can lead to severe, even disabling, injuries over time. These "ergonomic" injuries, including carpal tunnel syndrome, tendinitis, and lower back pain, often result in missed work time, reduced productivity and increased expenses.

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Video Transcript

Potentially harmful wrist positions include extension, flexion, deviation and supination. You should take care and limit how often you make these motions especially when you're using tools. Speaking of tools, hand and power tools come in all shapes and sizes. Thinking ergonomicly can help you choose the ones that will help to protect your hands and wrists from injuries.