Reducing the risk of back injuries on the farm

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Reducing the risk of back injuries on the farm

Reducing the risk of back injuries on the farm

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
Irsko
Languages

English

Provider
Provider (English)
Health and safety autority
Provider (Original)
Health and safety autority

Description

This guide presents findings on the prevalence of musculoskeletal injury among Irish farmers and on the impact of such injuries, describes the main risk factors for back injury, explains how to manage these risks when planning work activities on the farm, and  suggests ways of organising work activities to reduce risk.

 

This guide presents findings on the prevalence of musculoskeletal injury among Irish farmers and on the impact of such injuries, describes the main risk factors for back injury, explains how to manage these risks when planning work activities on the farm, and  suggests ways of organising work activities to reduce risk.

 

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Sector / Indrustry covered
ZEMĚDĚLSTVÍ, LESNICTVÍ A RYBÁŘSTVÍ
Hazards
Nepřirozené polohy
Prudké pohyby
Ruční manipulace s břemeny
Health effects
Bolest zad nebo jejich zranění
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
Všichni (žádná konkrétní skupina)
Prevention measures
Odstranění nebezpečí
Zlepšování individuálních pracovních technik (např. pozice při ruční manipulaci)
Jednoduché tipy a opatření
Technická opatření, např. ergonomické vybavení
Purpose of the material
Pokyny
Target audience
Všichni (žádná konkrétní cílová skupina)
Priority area
Ennetamine
Year
2018