Reminder of safe handling of loads

Type: 
Visual resources
Guides & Tools
Country: 
Latvia
Languages: 
Latvian
Provider: 
Institute for Safety, Environment and Health

Description

This guide provides practical advice and examples on the correct positions for workers who handle loads and the correct way to maintain a good posture. It also provides examples of stretching exercises in seated work.

 

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Language of original language description: 
Latvian

Other data

Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Hazards: 
Manual handling of loads
Health effects: 
MSDs unspecified
Prevention measures: 
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Worker participation
Exercises
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
All (no specific group)
Purpose of the material: 
Guidance
Target audience: 
Workers
Type of visual resource: 
Leaflet/Booklet
Priority area: 
Prevention
Date of Publication / Year : 
2020