This case study looks at how participatory workshops for childcare workers can help them to identify, analyse and find solutions to MSD-related risks. Occupational safety and health advisors and a research team in Denmark co-developed a participatory ergonomics intervention project.
Praktické nástroje a pokyny týkající se muskuloskeletálních poruch
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Many of the tasks in childcare require a significant amount of lifting and many repetitive movements. Over time it becomes increasingly difficult for employees of a certain age to lift children. The kindergarten implemented a number of measures to reduce the incidence of musculoskeletal disorders...
This checklist concerns hazards for injury or development of disorders to the lower limb and is targeted at people engaged in workplace hazard identification. In addition, this checklist offers examples of preventive measures that can help to reduce LLDs risks.
This article provides recommendations and examples for nursing staff to help reducing the number and severity of MSDs due to patient handling.
This web summary provides information on hazards and risks in the sector, assessment of MSD risks and preventive measures including examples of solutions to common musculoskeletal problems. The service and retail sectors offer a wide range of jobs including in shops, restaurants, offices...