A brief guide to prevent musculoskeletal disorders at work

Type: 
Guides & Tools
Country: 
Spain
Languages: 
Spanish
Provider: 
Andalucia's region

Description

This guide aims at helping the user to assess the risks of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). It details potential risk situations for musculoskeletal disorders and criteria for good preventive practices.

 

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Language of original language description: 
Spanish

Other data

Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Hazards: 
Manual handling of loads
Forceful movements
Awkward postures
Health effects: 
MSDs unspecified
Prevention measures: 
Elimination of hazards
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
All (no specific group)
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Guidance
Risk assessment
Target audience: 
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area: 
Prevention
Worker diversity