Rapid upper limb assessment

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Rapid upper limb assessment

Rapid upper limb assessment

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
Germany
Languages

German

Provider
Provider (English)
Institut fur Arbeitsschuz der Deutschen Gesetlichen Unfallversicherung
Provider (Original)
Institut fur Arbeitsschuz der Deutschen Gesetlichen Unfallversicherung

Description

This booklet on the Rapid Upper Limb Assessment Method is aimed to make a rapid assessment on neck and upper limb loading . The method is mainly based on figures, which makes it easy to execute for readers. 

 

Diese Broschüre über die schnelle Methode zur Beurteilung der oberen Gliedmaßen soll eine schnelle Beurteilung der Belastung von Hals und oberen Gliedmaßen ermöglichen. Die Methode basiert hauptsächlich auf Zahlen, was die Ausführung für Leser erleichtert.

 

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Language of original language description

German

Other data

Sector / Indrustry covered
Not sector specific
Hazards
Awkward postures
Forceful movements
Manual handling of loads
Repetitive movements/work
Health effects
Upper limb disorders
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
All (no specific group)
Purpose of the material
Risk assessment
Target audience
Safety officers
Occupational health physician
OSH consultant
Priority area
Prevention
Year
2007