Participatory workshops with female food preparation workers to find solutions to musculoskeletal problems

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Participatory workshops with female food preparation workers to find solutions to musculoskeletal problems

Participatory workshops with female food preparation workers to find solutions to musculoskeletal problems

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
Finland
Languages

English

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

Description

This case study from Finland looks at how participatory workshops for kitchen workers can help them to identify, analyse and implement solutions to MSD-related risks. An external expert coordinated a participatory intervention project. It involved carrying out a series of workshops for 504 kitchen workers.

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Hazards
Awkward postures
Manual handling of loads
Repetitive movements/work
Health effects
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
MSDs unspecified
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
Women
Prevention measures
Worker participation
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Purpose of the material
General information
Awareness raising
Risk assessment
Priority area
Prevention
Worker diversity
Year
2022