To determine how injuries were distributed by occupation, Fluor Hanford, a US construction and maintenance company, constructed a Pareto chart of injuries by occupation. The chart showed that the most-injured occupations were field workers e.g.: operators, pipe fitters, ironworkers, and electricians. Further Pareto analyses showed that the electricians were not being electrically shocked and the ironworkers were not injured in falls. The injuries were mainly back strains due to overexertion dur...

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10.2.4 Use analytical techniques on data
9.2.1 Analyse, design, or redesign work
9.6.5 Manage workplace cleanliness, health & safety

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