Managing low back conditions and low back pain

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Managing low back conditions and low back pain

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
EU
Languages

English

Provider
Provider (English)
EU OSHA

Description

This articles introductes what is lower back pain and provides information about the management of back pain at work.

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English

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Sector / Indrustry covered
Neomezeno na určité odvětví
Hazards
Awkward postures
Fast-paced work
Forceful movements
Manual handling of loads
Health effects
Back pain or injury
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
Všichni (žádná konkrétní skupina)
Prevention measures
Elimination of hazards
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Rehabilitation, physiotherapy etc.
Purpose of the material
General information
Awareness raising
Risk assessment
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Employers
Managers
Worker representatives
Safety officers
Occupational health physician
Workers
Priority area
Kroonilised seisundid
Ennetamine
Istuv töö
Year
2019