Risk of exposure to physical strain at work

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Risk of exposure to physical strain at work

Gefährdung durch schwere körperliche Belastungen

Type of item
Visual resources
Guides & Tools
Country
Germany
Languages

German

Provider
Provider (English)
German Social Accident Insurance Institution for the construction sector
Provider (Original)
Berufsgenossenschaft der Bauwirtschaft - BG BAU

Description

Lifting and carrying heavy loads, working in awkward postures and performing repetitive movements with increased physical efforts can damage the health of your back, joints and muscles. This information sheet shows how you can prevent musculoskeletal disorders in the construction industry.

Heben und Tragen schwerer Lasten, Arbeiten in Zwangshaltungen und sich ständig wiederholende Bewegungsabläufe unter erhöhter Kraftanstrengung können zu Gesundheitsschäden der Wirbelsäule, der Gelenke und der Muskulatur führen. Dieses Informationsblatt zeigt wie sie in der Bauwirtschaft Muskelskeletterkrankungen vorbeugen können. 

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Language of original language description

German

Other data

Sector / Indrustry covered
CONSTRUCTION
Hazards
Awkward postures
Manual handling of loads
Health effects
Back pain or injury
Neck and shoulder disorders
MSDs unspecified
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
All (no specific group)
Prevention measures
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Purpose of the material
Guidance
Target audience
Employers
Managers
Supervisor
Workers
Type of visual resource
Leaflet/Booklet
Priority area
Prevention
Year
2019