Method booklet: Prevent muscle and skeletal problems

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Method booklet: Prevent muscle and skeletal problems

Metodehæfte: Forebyg muskel- og skeletbesvær

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
Denmark
Languages

Danish

Provider
Provider (English)
Industry community for the working environment for welfare and public administration
Provider (Original)
Branche Fællesskabet for Arbejdsmiljø for Velfærd og Offentlig administration

Description

This booklet describes a practically applicable method to ensure sustained effort against musculoskeletal disorders (MSB). The booklet and method is aimed at MED committees at strategic level in municipalities and regions. The method booklet is supplemented by seven specific tools for the local MED and occupational health and safety groups. The 7 tools can be found on the website as well. 

 

En strategisk metode i seks faser til brug i MED-udvalget i kommuner og regioner. Med afsæt i årshjulet og de data om arbejdsmiljøet, I allerede har. 

 

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Language of original language description

Danish

Other data

Sector / Indrustry covered
Not sector specific
Hazards
Awkward postures
Forceful movements
Manual handling of loads
Repetitive movements/work
Static postures - sitting
Static postures - standing
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
General information
Guidance
Target audience
Employers
Managers
Priority area
Prevention
Year
2016