Musculo-Skeletal Disorders

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Musculo-Skeletal Disorders 25/3/12
QNJAC Occupational Health Information Sheet 5 deals with Musculo-Skeletal Disorders - the most common occupational health ailment in Great Britain. The document advises: Avoidance of hazardous manual handling operations; Assessment of any hazardous manual handling operations; and Reduction of the risk of injury as far as is reasonably practicable.


QNJAC is a collaboration to improve safety, efficiency, and productivity. It relies on industry expertise to come together for the mutual benefit.

Here are some of the key partners actively involved in QNJAC.

EMPI Awards

Health and Safety executive (HSE)

Institute of Quarrying (IQ)

Mineral Products Association (MPA)

Mineral Products Qualification Council (MPQC)

Minerals Matter

The British Aggregate Association (BAA)

Unite - The union

University of Derby (UoD)

For more resources, please visit SafeQuarry.com