Prevention of work-related musculoskeletal overloads

Type: 
Guides & Tools
Country: 
Estonia
Languages: 
Estonian
Russian
Provider: 
Inspection of labour of Estonia

Description

Brochure about prevention of work-related musculoskeletal overloads. The brochure contains both information on MSDs in general, as well as practical information in what companies and employees could do to prevent them .

 

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Language of original language description: 
Estonian
Russian

Other data

Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Hazards: 
Manual handling of loads
Repetitive movements/work
Forceful movements
Awkward postures
Static postures - standing
Static postures - sitting
Health effects: 
MSDs unspecified
Prevention measures: 
Elimination of hazards
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Training/guidance (for workers)
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
All (no specific group)
Purpose of the material: 
Guidance
Target audience: 
Employers
Priority area: 
Prevention
Date of Publication / Year : 
2018