Lifting and carrying made easy

Type: 
Visual resources
Guides & Tools
Country: 
Austria
Languages: 
German
Provider: 
Arbeiterkammer Wien

Description

This booklet provides information on the effects of lifting and carrying on the human body. It provides facts on the load of the musculoskeletal systems in different tasks, gives insights in the effects of these loads. It also gives a lot of practical tips on how to make sure you perform these lifting tasks in a correct manner via drawings. 

 

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Language of original language description: 
German

Other data

Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Hazards: 
Manual handling of loads
Repetitive movements/work
Forceful movements
Awkward postures
Health effects: 
MSDs unspecified
Prevention measures: 
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
All (no specific group)
Purpose of the material: 
Guidance
Target audience: 
All (no specific target audience)
Type of visual resource: 
Leaflet/Booklet
Priority area: 
Prevention
Date of Publication / Year : 
2019