Austria: AUVAsicher - Support scheme for MSEs

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Austria: AUVAsicher - Support scheme for MSEs

Austria: AUVAsicher - Support scheme for MSEs

Type of item
Case study
Country
Austria
Languages

English

Provider
Provider (English)
EU OSHA
Provider (Original)
EU OSHA

Description

This series of short informative case studies looks at a range of policy level initiatives across Europe and beyond aiming to prevent and manage work-related MSDs. The studies focus on achievements, factors contributing to their success and challenges encountered, and transferability to other sectors and countries.

This series of short informative case studies looks at a range of policy level initiatives across Europe and beyond aiming to prevent and manage work-related MSDs. The studies focus on achievements, factors contributing to their success and challenges encountered, and transferability to other sectors and countries.

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Hazards
Manual handling of loads
Repetitive movements/work
Using Display Screen Equipment
Vibrations
Health effects
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Lower limb disorders
Neck and shoulder disorders
Worsening of existing (chronic) condition
Prevention measures
Elimination of hazards
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Adjustments/support for chronic MSD disorder/disease/pain suffers
Training/guidance (for workers)
Purpose of the material
Training
General information
Awareness raising
Guidance
Risk assessment
Target audience
Employers
Worker representatives
Occupational health physician
OSH consultant
Year
2020