Ergonomics in laundries

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Ergonomics in laundries

La ergonomía en las lavanderías

Type of item
Guides & Tools


Provider (English)
Government of Catalonia
Provider (Original)
Generalitat de catalunya


This brochure presents the main risks of ergonomic types to which people who work on laundries are exposed, including  preventive measures, both technical and organizational, that companies can adopt to reduce the risk of  musculoskeletal disorders due to repeated movements. It includes pictures and drawings and is also available in Catalan.


Publicación que recoge los principales riesgos de los tipos ergonómicos a los que están expuestas las personas que trabajan en lavanderías, incluyendo medidas preventivas, tanto técnicas como organizativas, que las empresas deben adoptar para reducir el riesgo de trastornos músculo-esqueléticos debidos a los movimientos repetidos.


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Awkward postures
Repetitive movements/work
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
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Purpose of the material
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)