Prevention of back problems

Type: 
Guides & Tools
Country: 
Finland
Languages: 
Finnish
Provider: 
UKK Institute

Description

This website contains information about avoiding harmful load on the lower back. It contains a slideshow on loads on the lower back and several images that display what to aim for and what to avoid when using the lower back. 

 

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Language of original language description: 
Finnish
Hazards: 
Manual handling of loads
Forceful movements
Awkward postures
Health effects: 
Back pain or injury
Prevention measures: 
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Exercises
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
All (no specific group)
Purpose of the material: 
General information
Guidance
Target audience: 
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area: 
Prevention
Worker diversity
Date of Publication / Year : 
2018