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

Type: 
Guides & Tools
Country: 
Spain
Languages: 
Spanish
Provider: 
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.

 

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Language of original language description: 
Spanish

Other data

Sector / Industry covered: 
Processing and preserving of meat and production of meat products
Hazards: 
Static postures - sitting
Manual handling of loads
Forceful movements
Fast-paced work
Awkward postures
Health effects: 
MSDs unspecified
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
Risk assessment
Target audience: 
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area: 
Prevention
Date of Publication / Year : 
2014