Prevention of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in the transport and logistics sector

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Prevention of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in the transport and logistics sector

Prévention des troubles musculosquelettiques (TMS) dans le secteur du transport et de la logistique

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 know how the back is working, to understand how it can deteriorate and to develop solutions adapted to the transport and logistics sector. 

 

Ce manuel poursuit trois objectifs : connaître le fonctionnement du dos, comprendre comment il peut se détériorer et développer des solutions adaptées au secteur du transport et de la logistique. 

 

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Language of original language description

French

Dutch

Other data

Hazards
Awkward postures
Manual handling of loads
Static postures - sitting
Health effects
Back pain or injury
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
2013