PainPoint – Prevent Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) at Work

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PainPoint – Prevent Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) at Work
Type of item
Visual resources
Guides & Tools
Country
Canada
Languages

English

Provider
Provider (English)
Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety
Provider (Original)
Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

Description

This smartphone application (app) delivers a basic ergonomic assessment by stepping the user through a series of diagrams and questions to pinpoint musculoskeletal pain, identify possible sources, and discover practical solutions. The results are presented on a body map, with recommendations to address work-related MSD hazards that could be contributing to their discomfort.

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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
MSDs unspecified
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
All (no specific group)
Prevention measures
Elimination of hazards
Simple tips and measures
Worker participation
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Exercises
Purpose of the material
Awareness raising
Guidance
Risk assessment
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Type of visual resource
Infographic