Ergonomics, good practice in the Irish workplace

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Ergonomics, good practice in the Irish workplace

Ergonomics, good practice in the Irish workplace

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
Ireland
Languages

English

Provider
Provider (English)
Health and safety autority
Provider (Original)
Health and safety autority

Description

This publication demonstrates examples of how companies introduced a range of engineering and organisational improvements in the way work is carried out to avoid or reduce the risk of musculoskeletal injury. It describes a range of measures that companies can consider to minimise exposure of their workforce to poor ergonomic conditions.

 

This publication demonstrates examples of how companies introduced a range of engineering and organisational improvements in the way work is carried out to avoid or reduce the risk of musculoskeletal injury. It describes a range of measures that companies can consider to minimise exposure of their workforce to poor ergonomic conditions.

 

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Sector / Indrustry covered
Not sector specific
Hazards
Awkward postures
Forceful movements
Manual handling of loads
Repetitive movements/work
Health effects
MSDs unspecified
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
All (no specific group)
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
General information
Guidance
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area
Prevention
Year
2006