Published on Wednesday 17 May 2017 (9:23am)

According to academic research, production plant managers find that a noisy environment, a lack of resources and unsafe facilities are the most common primary factors affecting worker productivity. Worker complaints of fatigue, back pain, upper-body pain, hand and wrist pain and headaches are commonplace.

These complaints can lead to longer-term health problems that can significantly affect productivity and profitability of food manufacturers, processors and fresh produce suppliers. Can a focus on machine safety mitigate these problems and increase productivity?


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