Scissors lose their rings

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Scissors lose their rings

Les ciseaux perdent leurs anneaux

Type of item
Case study
Country
France
Languages

French

Provider
Provider (English)
INRS
Provider (Original)
INRS

Description

Hairdressing is a sector particularly affected by musculoskeletal disorders (MSD). Carsat Centre-Ouest, the Direccte and an inter-company occupational health service in the Haute-Vienne have devoted a prevention action to this sector. It brought to light a new work tool, scissors without rings, with potential benefits in terms of MSDs prevention. 

La coiffure est un secteur particulièrement affecté par les troubles musculosquelettiques (TMS). La Carsat Centre-Ouest, la Direccte et un service interentreprise de santé au travail de la Haute-Vienne lui ont consacré une action de prévention. Elle a fait émerger un nouvel outil de travail, les ciseaux sans anneaux, présentant des bénéfices potentiels dans la prévention des TMS.

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Language of original language description

French

Other data

Hazards
Awkward postures
Health effects
Upper limb disorders
Neck and shoulder disorders
MSDs unspecified
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
All (no specific group)
Prevention measures
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Purpose of the material
Awareness raising
Year
2019