Prevention of musculoskeletal disorders in the fishery sector

Type: 
Guides & Tools
Country: 
Spain
Languages: 
Spanish
Provider: 
Occupational Health and safety Institue of Galicia (ISSGA)

Description

17 factsheets on the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders in the fisheries sector: what are MSDs and the risk factors, the tasks at risk of MSDs, the health risks and the prevention of MSDs (advice, warm-up and stretching and physical conditioning).

 

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Language of original language description: 
Spanish

Other data

Sector / Industry covered: 
AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY AND FISHING
Hazards: 
Manual handling of loads
Long hours
Forceful movements
Repetitive movements/work
Awkward postures
Health effects: 
MSDs unspecified
Prevention measures: 
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Exercises
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
All (no specific group)
Purpose of the material: 
Guidance
Target audience: 
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area: 
Prevention
Date of Publication / Year : 
2014