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Aids for patients and caregivers

Des aides pour les patients et les soignants

Type of item
Case study
Country
France
Languages

French

Provider
Provider (English)
INRS
Provider (Original)
INRS

Description

For more than three years, the Ardennes Home Care Association has been providing its nurses and orderlies with a technical aid kit. It contributes to the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) among employees and to the well-being of their patients.

Depuis plus de trois ans, l’Association ardennaise de soins à domicile met à la disposition de ses infirmiers et aides-soignants un kit d’aides techniques. Il contribue à la prévention des troubles musculosquelettiques (TMS) des salariés et au bien-être de leurs patients.

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Language of original language description

French

Other data

Sector / Indrustry covered
HUMAN HEALTH AND SOCIAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Hazards
Manual handling of loads
Health effects
MSDs unspecified
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
All (no specific group)
Prevention measures
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Worker participation
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Purpose of the material
Awareness raising
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area
Prevention
Year
2018