Participatory approach to reducing risks associated with musculoskeletal disorders for maintenance technicians

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Participatory approach to reducing risks associated with musculoskeletal disorders for maintenance technicians

Participatory approach to reducing risks associated with musculoskeletal disorders for maintenance technicians

Type of item
Case study
Country
Ireland
Languages

English

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

Description

This case study looks at a participatory intervention at an ophthalmic lens manufacturing site in Ireland to reduce MSD risks for maintenance technicians. An internal safety and health coordinator organised the intervention that involved both maintenance technicians and machine operators.

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Hazards
Awkward postures
Health effects
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Lower limb disorders
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
All (no specific group)
Prevention measures
Worker participation
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Purpose of the material
General information
Awareness raising
Risk assessment
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area
Prevention
Year
2022