Pleasure boats — improved load handling during shaft assembly operations

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Pleasure boats — improved load handling during shaft assembly operations

Pleasure boats — improved load handling during shaft assembly operations

Type of item
Case study
Country
Italy
Languages

English

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

Description

The shaft assembly phase (when inserting the steel shaft into the body) of yacht building was particularly critical. The risk of manual handling was very important. A new design of the shafting and handling system was required.

The shaft assembly phase (when inserting the steel shaft into the body) of yacht building was particularly critical. The risk of manual handling was very important. A new design of the shafting and handling system was required.

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Hazards
Manual handling of loads
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)
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Purpose of the material
General information
Awareness raising
Risk assessment
Target audience
Employers
Managers
Worker representatives
Workers
Year
2010