Observation-based tools for assessment of risk for musculoskeletal disorders

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Observation-based tools for assessment of risk for musculoskeletal disorders

Observation-based tools for assessment of risk for musculoskeletal disorders

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
EU
Languages

Greek

Provider
Provider (English)
EU OSHA
Provider (Original)
EU OSHA

Description

The aim of this article is to provide a guide for the selection of easy-to-use, usable and research-based assessment tools for the assessment of risk for work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs) during the SLIC Campaign 2022 ‘Healthy Workplaces Lighten the load’.

The aim of this article is to provide a guide for the selection of easy-to-use, usable and research-based assessment tools for the assessment of risk for work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs) during the SLIC Campaign 2022 ‘Healthy Workplaces Lighten the load’.

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Hazards
Awkward postures
Forceful movements
Manual handling of loads
Repetitive movements/work
Health effects
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Lower limb disorders
Neck and shoulder disorders
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
All (no specific group)
Prevention measures
Elimination of hazards
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Purpose of the material
Training
Guidance
Risk assessment
Year
2021