Lifting and carrying made easy

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Lifting and carrying made easy

Heben und Tragen leicht gemacht

Type of item
Visual resources
Guides & Tools
Country
Austria
Languages

German

Provider
Provider (English)
Arbeiterkammer Wien
Provider (Original)
Chamber for Workers and Employees for Vienna

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. 

 

"Heben und Tragen leicht gemacht

Gute Haltung und Bewegung bei der Arbeit:

 

Der Rücken zwickt, die Gelenke schmerzen, die Beine schlafen ein - immer mehr Ar­beit­nehm­er­inn­en und Arbeitnehmer kennen das aus eigener Erfahrung. Diese Broschüre gibt Tipps, wie man Belastungen erkennen und vermeiden kann."

 

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Language of original language description

German

Other data

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
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Purpose of the material
Guidance
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Type of visual resource
Leaflet/Booklet
Year
2019