Prevention of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in the early childhood care sector

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Prevention of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in the early childhood care sector

Prévention des troubles musculosquelettiques (TMS) dans le secteur de l’accueil de la petite enfance

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 for the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders in the early childhood care sector deals with the problem of musculoskeletal disorders in the early childhood care sector in the following aspects: the extent of the problem in the sector, risk factors and preventive measures (ergonomic solutions, adopting good postures / gestures and shaping fitness).

 

Ce manuel de prévention des troubles musculosquelettiques dans le secteur de l’accueil de la petite enfance traite de la problématique des troubles musculosquelettiques dans le secteur de l’accueil de la petite enfance sous les aspects suivants: l’ampleur du problème dans le secteur, les facteurs de risques et les mesures de prévention (les solutions ergonomiques, l’adoption de bonnes postures/gestes et la mise en forme de la condition physique).

 

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Language of original language description

French

Dutch

Other data

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
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
Safety officers
Occupational health physician
OSH consultant
Year
2015