Principle 3: Stabilising the worker-load pair

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Principle 3: Stabilising the worker-load pair

Principe 3: Stabilisation du tandem travailleur-charge

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Case study
Country
Canada
Languages

French

Provider
Provider (English)
IRSST
Provider (Original)
IRSST

Description

The integrated materials handling prevention strategy combines training and intervention and is based on the understanding, observation and analysis of five principles of action. These principles are common to all handling techniques used by workers.

Principle 3: Stabilising the worker-load pair explains the degree of body and load control required to support the load. Depends on the amount of load: the higher it is, the more stable the tandem should be to avoid surprise effects.

La stratégie intégrée de prévention en manutention combine formation et intervention et repose sur la compréhension, l’observation et l’analyse de cinq principes d’action. Ces principes sont les points communs de l’ensemble des techniques de manutention qu’utilisent les travailleurs.

Le Principe 3: Stabilisation du tandem travailleur-charge explique le degré de contrôle du corps et de la charge requis pour supporter le chargement. Dépend de la quantité de chargement : plus il est élevé, plus le tandem devrait être stable pour éviter les effets de surprise.

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Language of original language description

French

Other data

Sector / Indrustry covered
Not sector specific
Hazards
Manual handling of loads
Health effects
Back pain or injury
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
Purpose of the material
Guidance
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Type of visual resource
Film
Priority area
Prevention
Year
2019