Prevention of musculoskeletal disorders for women seafarers

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Prevention of musculoskeletal disorders for women seafarers

Prevención de danos músculo-esqueléticos nas traballadoras do mar

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

This manual aims to respond to the need for a written tool to support training in the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders for women seafarers. It is divided into 9 main blocks: The first two explain in a very brief way what risk prevention means and how the science of ergonomics can be applied to daily work. The following six blocks explain a series of exercises that are associated with the muscle group that may be damaged.

 

Este manual pretende dar respuesta a la necesidad de tener una herramienta escrita que apoye la formación en la prevención de daños músculo-esqueléticos para las trabajadoras del mar. Está dividido en 9 grandes bloques: Los dos primeros explican de una forma muy breve lo que significa la prevención de riesgos y como la ciencia de la ergonomía puede aplicarse al trabajo diario. En los siguientes seis bloques se explican una serie de ejercicios que se asocian al grupo muscular que puede estar dañado.

 

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Language of original language description

Spanish

Other data

Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
Sufferer of an MSK disorder or disease
Women
Prevention measures
Training/guidance (for workers)
Exercises
Purpose of the material
Training
Guidance
Target audience
Workers
Year
2013