Each year 31,000 construction workers in the U.S. seek medical attention for strains and sprains caused due to their job. Overexertion can easily lead to injuries if not treated or are overlooked.

This next video shows an experienced stone mason and her tender kneeling to lay stone. Eventually, after several days on this specific job, they developed lower back injuries due to bad ergonomics and were missing preventative ways to keep this from happening. Watch this clip to help steer away from the bad habits shown and use as a reminder of corrective procedures to avoid this happening to you and your employees.

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