OSH Clothing and Footwear Retail Inspection Mobile App
The most common causes of injury in the clothing and footwear retail industry are: performing manual tasks (i.e.) when handling, lifting, carrying, or putting down objects), falls from the same level, slip trip and falls, falls from heights.
How does it work?
The occupational safety and health laws require risk assessments to be carried out. A risk assessment is the process of determining whether there is a risk associated with an identified hazard, that is, whether there is any likelihood of injury or harm. The process should include consultation with people involved in the task, as well as consideration of the, experience and training of the operator, individual tasks to be performed and the length of time the operator is exposed to the identified hazards The OSH Clothing and Footwear Retail Inspection mobile app includes an inspection of common manual task hazards that have been found in retailers. Some solutions have also been included for consideration.