Guidance on the prevention and management of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in the workplace

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Guidance on the prevention and management of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in the workplace

Guidance on the prevention and management of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in the 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 guide gives practical information on actions that can be taken to prevent and manage Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) in the workplace.

 

This guide gives practical information on actions that can be taken to prevent and manage Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) in the workplace.

 

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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
Worker participation
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Reducing/minimising the risk by organisational measures, e.g. reducing the number of workers exposed, job rotation
Purpose of the material
General information
Guidance
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area
Prevention
Year
2013