Guidelines for the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders. In the meat sector in the autonomous community of La Rioja

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Guidelines for the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders. In the meat sector in the autonomous community of La Rioja

Guía para la prevención de los trastornos músculo-esqueléticos. En el sector cárnico de la comunidad autónoma de La Rioja

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
Spain
Languages

Spanish

Provider
Provider (English)
Federation of Entrepreneurs of La Rioja
Provider (Original)
Federation of Entrepreneurs of La Rioja

Description

The guide is structured as follows: first the basic concepts relating to musculoskeletal disorders, then the accident rate is analysed, especially the incidence of musculoskeletal disorders in the butchery sector, and finally the risk of physical stress is assessed and preventive measures and good practices are proposed to prevent the appearance of this type of disorder, applicable to each of the main tasks performed in this sector.

 

La guía se estructura del siguiente modo: en primer lugar se abordan los conceptos básicos relativos a los trastornos músculo-esqueléticos, a continuación se analiza la siniestralidad, en especial la incidencia de los trastornos músculo-esqueléticos en el sector cárnico, y finalmente se valoran los riesgos de carga física y se proponen medidas preventivas y buenas prácticas para prevenir la aparición de este tipo de trastornos, aplicables a cada una de las principales tareas desarrolladas en el sector. 

 

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Spanish

Other data

Sector / Indrustry covered
Processing and preserving of meat and production of meat products
Hazards
Awkward postures
Fast-paced work
Forceful movements
Manual handling of loads
Static postures - sitting
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
Guidance
Risk assessment
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area
Prevention
Year
2014