A brief guide to prevent musculoskeletal disorders at work

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A brief guide to prevent musculoskeletal disorders at work

Guía breve para la prevención de los trastornos musculoesqueléticos en el trabajo

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
Spain
Languages

Spanish

Provider
Provider (English)
Andalucia's region
Provider (Original)
Junta de Andalucia

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.

 

Su principal objetivo es ayudarles a evaluar los riesgos de trastornos musculoesqueléticos (TME), que se describen en el apartado siguiente de esta guía, y a determinar las causas concretas de los accidentes y enfermedades profesionales que se manifiestan con tales trastornos, posibilitando así su prevención

 

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Language of original language description

Spanish

Other data

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