Preventing musculoskeletal disorders in the construction sector: examples from INAIL incentive schemes

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Preventing musculoskeletal disorders in the construction sector: examples from INAIL incentive schemes

Preventing musculoskeletal disorders in the construction sector: examples from INAIL incentive schemes

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
Italy
Languages

English

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

Description

This discussion paper looks at the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in the construction sector in the EU and in Italy in particular and at the tasks that put workers at risk, such as manual lifting and awkward postures.

This discussion paper looks at the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in the construction sector in the EU and in Italy in particular and at the tasks that put workers at risk, such as manual lifting and awkward postures.

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English

Other data

Hazards
Awkward postures
Manual handling of loads
Static postures - standing
Vibrations
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
Rehabilitation, physiotherapy etc.
Purpose of the material
General information
Awareness raising
Risk assessment
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Year
2021