Miners often have to sit for long periods of time with very limited variety in movement or posture when they operate heavy machinery or vehicles; this lack of movement often leads to static muscle fatigue.
So what can you do about it?
The Mining and Quarrying Occupational Health Committee have released a chart showing a number of streches you can do to provide relief from static muscle fatigue.
These can be done in and around the vehicle.
To download your free copy of the chart click here