Principle 5: Making the most of resources

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Principle 5: Making the most of resources

Principe 5: Mise à profit des ressources

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 5 explains the worker's ability to use his or her body, the load, the support surfaces and the speed of execution to reduce the load.

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 5 explique les possibilités qu’a le travailleur d’utiliser à son avantage son corps, la charge, les surfaces d’appui et la vitesse d’exécution pour diminuer la mise sous charge.

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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