The prevention of lower back disorders in the healthcare sector
Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
Malta
Languages

English

Provider
Provider (English)
National Labour Inspection
Provider (Original)
Národný inšpektorát práce

Description

This guide provides information on why a prevention policy needs to be implemented for the prevention of back pain disorders in the health sector. It explains the causes, and provides preventive solutions in the  health sector and how to implement them with the help of pictures. 

 

This guide provides information on why a prevention policy needs to be implemented for the prevention of back pain disorders in the health sector. It explains the causes, and provides preventive solutions in the  health sector and how to implement them with the help of pictures. 

 

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Sector / Indrustry covered
HUMAN HEALTH AND SOCIAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Hazards
Awkward postures
Manual handling of loads
Repetitive movements/work
Health effects
MSDs unspecified
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
All (no specific group)
Prevention measures
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Training/guidance (for workers)
Purpose of the material
Guidance
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area
Prevention
Year
2007