Prevention of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in the construction sector

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Prevention of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in the construction sector

Prévention des troubles musculosquelettiques (TMS) dans le secteur de la construction

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
Belgium
Languages

French

Dutch

Provider
Provider (English)
Federal Public Service Employment, Labor and Social Dialogue
Provider (Original)
Service public fédéral Emploi, Travail et Concertation sociale

Description

This manual has three objectives: to understand how the musculoskeletal system works, to understand how it can deteriorate and to develop solutions adapted to the construction sector. In particular, it offers many illustrations of the good practical actions to be carried out by the staff in the construction sector in their daily work practice.

 

Ce manuel poursuit trois objectifs : connaître le fonctionnement de l’appareil musculosquelettique, comprendre comment il peut se détériorer et développer des solutions adaptées au secteur de la construction. Il propose notamment de nombreuses illustrations des bons gestes pratiques à effectuer par le personnel du secteur de la construction dans sa pratique quotidienne de travail.

 

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Language of original language description

French

Dutch

Other data

Hazards
Awkward postures
Forceful movements
Manual handling of loads
Repetitive movements/work
Health effects
MSDs unspecified
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
All (no specific group)
Prevention measures
Elimination of hazards
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Purpose of the material
Guidance
Target audience
Employers
Workers
Year
2015