Prevention of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) for hospital logistics staff

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Prevention of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) for hospital logistics staff

Prévention des troubles musculosquelettiques (TMS) pour le personnel de logistique hospitalière

Type of item
Visual resources
Guides & Tools
Country
Belgien
Languages

French

Dutch

Provider
Provider (English)
Federal Public Service Employment, Labor and Social Dialogue
Provider (Original)
Service public fédéral Emploi, Travail et Concertation sociale

Description

This guide on MSDs and hospital logistic staff covers what are MSDs, the risks and their prevention.  It is illustrated with many photos and images showing real work situations, including good and bad practices and examples of exercises which can be done at work. 

 

De par la nature de leur profession, le personnel de logistique hospitaliere  est  exposé au risque de troubles musculosquelettiques. La brochure répond à trois questions : C’est quoi un trouble musculosquelettique ? Quels sont les risques de TMS ? Et surtout, comment prévenir les TMS ? La brochure, rédigée par PREVENT, est illustrée de photos présentant des situations de travail réelles.

 

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Language of original language description

French

Dutch

Other data

Sector / Indrustry covered
Hospitaler
Hazards
Awkward postures
Forceful movements
Manual handling of loads
Repetitive movements/work
Health effects
MSDs unspecified
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
Alle (ingen specifik gruppe)
Prevention measures
Elimination of hazards
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Purpose of the material
Guidance
Target audience
Employers
Safety officers
Occupational health physician
OSH consultant
Type of visual resource
Leaflet/Booklet
Priority area
Ennetamine
Year
2011