The leaflet from the Austrian Social Accident Insurance AUVA provides information about the risks related to manual handling of patients. Photos with detailed descriptions show the right techniques to handle patients ergonomically.
Praktické nástroje a pokyny týkající se muskuloskeletálních poruch
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Many chronic back pains are caused by faulty posture and improper handling of loads. This manual describes how the loads should be handled correctly to avoid overloading and back pain. The website also shows examples of exercise for back, shoulder, elbow and knee pain.
Most back injuries result from improper lifting. Protect your back by practicing proper lifting and carrying techniques.This brochure shows you correct lifting and carrying techniques. With pictures and information you will learn how to safely lift and carry loads.
Presentation of examples of ergonomic solutions in logistics in a car factory. This document displays real working conditions and the solutions that are given can be easily transferred to other sectors or companies.
Lifting and carrying heavy objects put a strain on the musculoskeletal system. Manual handling and awkward working postures may result in serious injuries of the intervertebral disc. This brochure shows you how to handle loads to minimise manual handling risks. You will also find compensatory...