Ergonomics for the prevention of MSDs, AFS 2012:2, provisions

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Ergonomics for the prevention of MSDs, AFS 2012:2, provisions

Belastningsergonomi (AFS 2012:2), föreskrifter

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
Sweden
Languages

English

Swedish

Provider
Provider (English)
Swedish Work Environment Authority
Provider (Original)
Arbetsmiljoverket

Description

This document provides general information on preventing MSDs and presents different risk assessment methods. The purpose of these provisions on ergonomics for the prevention of MSDs is to order and design workplaces and tasks so as to prevent risks of health-endangering or unnecessarily fatiguing loads. 

 

Dessa föreskrifter om belastningsergonomi syftar till att arbetsplatser och arbetsuppgifter ska ordnas och utformas så att risker för hälsofarliga eller onödigt tröttande belastningar förebyggs.

 

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Language of original language description

English

Swedish

Other data

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
Purpose of the material
General information
Guidance
Target audience
Employers
Year
2012