Back strains and repetitive strain injuries were the other main work health hazards.
A survey of more than 4,500 union safety reps showed stress was up by 2% over the past two years, RSI 3% and back strain 4%.
One in 10 reps claimed their employer had not carried out risk assessments of their workplace as required by law.
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|Publication:||Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)|
|Date:||Nov 26, 2004|
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