Prevention of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) for restorers

Type: 
Guides & Tools
Country: 
Belgium
Languages: 
French
Dutch
Provider: 
Federal Public Service Employment, Labor and Social Dialogue

Description

The brochure, specifically designed for restorers, answers three questions: What is a musculoskeletal disorder? What are the risks of MSDs? And most importantly, how can MSDs be prevented? The brochure, written by PREVENT, is illustrated with photos showing real work situations.

 

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Language of original language description: 
French
Dutch

Other data

Sector / Industry covered: 
Wholesale of food, beverages and tobacco
Hazards: 
Static postures - standing
Manual handling of loads
Forceful movements
Awkward postures
Health effects: 
MSDs unspecified
Prevention measures: 
Elimination of hazards
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
Young workers
Purpose of the material: 
Guidance
Target audience: 
Employers
Workers
Priority area: 
Prevention
Date of Publication / Year : 
2011