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Physiotherapy – Rehabworks

Network Rail has contracted with RehabWorks to provide a physiotherapy service specialised to your needs. They will provide support if you find that you are suffering from any muscle, soft tissue or joint pain. The service is  quick and easy to access, uses the latest medical evidence for the treatment recommendations, and is focussed on helping […]

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Assessing manual handling risks

One way to assess manual handling activities is to look at four specific areas – Task, Individual, Load and Environment (easily remembered by the acronym TILE).  Note that Load (i.e. weight) is only one of the four factors which determine the risks; the other three issues can be equally, or more, important, depending on circumstances. […]

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