Goodbye to back pain

Type: 
Guides & Tools
Country: 
Germany
Languages: 
German
Provider: 
Professional association for raw materials and chemical industry

Description

This booklet provides information about the back, back problems and how to avoid them.  It also provides different types of risks assessment in order to help companies in an easy way. 

 

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Language of original language description: 
German

Other data

Sector / Industry covered: 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products
Hazards: 
Manual handling of loads
Repetitive movements/work
Forceful movements
Awkward postures
Health effects: 
Back pain or injury
Prevention measures: 
Elimination of hazards
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
All (no specific group)
Purpose of the material: 
Guidance
Target audience: 
All (no specific target audience)
Employers
Workers
Priority area: 
Prevention
Date of Publication / Year : 
2007