MSDS : The nightmare of health professionals

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MSDS : The nightmare of health professionals

TMS : la bête noire des professionnels de santé

Type of item
Case study
Country
France
Languages

French

Provider
Provider (English)
INRS
Provider (Original)
INRS

Description

The Saint-Maurice Hospitals have embarked on a project to combat musculoskeletal disorders (MSD). A resource person, mobilized both on the assessment of risks linked to physical activity and on the development of preventive actions, is preparing to train staff with a view to deploying equipment to assist in handling care.

Les Hôpitaux de Saint-Maurice se sont engagés dans un projet de lutte contre les troubles musculosquelettiques (TMS). Une personne ressource, mobilisée tant sur l’évaluation des risques liés à l’activité physique que sur l’élaboration d’actions de prévention, s’apprête, en vue du déploiement d’équipements d’aide aux soins de manutention, à former les agents.

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Language of original language description

French

Other data

Sector / Indrustry covered
HUMAN HEALTH AND SOCIAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Hazards
Awkward postures
Forceful movements
Manual handling of loads
Health effects
MSDs unspecified
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
All (no specific group)
Prevention measures
Worker participation
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Reducing/minimising the risk by organisational measures, e.g. reducing the number of workers exposed, job rotation
Purpose of the material
Awareness raising
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area
Prevention
Year
2014