Prevention of musculoskeletal disorders in cattle farms (milk and meat production)

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Prevention of musculoskeletal disorders in cattle farms (milk and meat production)

Prevención de trastornos musculoesqueléticos en las explotaciones de ganado vacuno (producción de leche y carne)

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
Spain
Languages

Spanish

Provider
Provider (English)
Occupational Health and safety Institue of Galicia (ISSGA)
Provider (Original)
Instituto de Seguridade e Saúde Laboral de Galicia (ISSGA)

Description

Guide of good practice to prevent musculoskeletal disorders in cattle farms. It gives advice and exercises. For each task, it indicates biomechanical risk factors and MSD risk factor (shoulder, neck, elbow, hand,  wrist  and back)

 

Guía de buenas prácticas. Prevención de trastornos musculoesqueléticos en las explotaciones de ganado vacuno, Da consejos y ejercisios.

 

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Language of original language description

Spanish

Other data

Hazards
Awkward postures
Forceful movements
Manual handling of loads
Static postures - standing
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
Exercises
Purpose of the material
Guidance
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Year
2015