Spot The Safety Hazard: Contact Stress Is Nothing to Nyuk Nyuk Nyuk About

Are you letting contact stress give you the Curly treatment?

Even a stooge recognizes that a direct hammer blow to the head like the one that Larry’s about to give Curly is something that needs to be avoided. Such blows cause what’s known as “traumatic” or sudden injury.

But what might not occur to you is how even relatively gentle blows can also cause injury if you suffer enough of them over a long period of time.