Prevention of work-related musculoskeletal disorders

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Prevention of work-related musculoskeletal disorders

La prévention des troubles musculosquelettiques (TMS) reliés au travail

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
Canada
Languages

French

Provider
Provider (English)
public health network in occupational health.
Provider (Original)
réseau de santé publique en santé au travail.

Description

A two-sided checklist for employers and workers that addresses responsibilities and obligations. It asks questions that will allow the company to recognize the potential risk in its establishment and to make the decision to act.

Aide-mémoire recto-verso qui s'adresse aux employeurs et travailleurs car on y traite des responsabilités et obligations. On y pose des questions qui permettront à l'entreprise de reconnaitre le risque potentiel dans son établissement et de prendre la décision d'agir.

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Sector / Indrustry covered
Not sector specific
Hazards
Awkward postures
Forceful movements
Manual handling of loads
Health effects
MSDs unspecified
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
All (no specific group)
Prevention measures
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
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area
Prevention
Year
2014