Norway: Together for a good working environment

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Norway: Together for a good working environment

Type of item
Case study
Country
Norja
Languages

English

Provider
Provider (English)
EU OSHA
Provider (Original)
EU OSHA

Description

This series of short informative case studies looks at a range of policy level initiatives across Europe and beyond aiming to prevent and manage work-related MSDs. The studies focus on achievements, factors contributing to their success and challenges encountered, and transferability to other sectors and countries.

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Language of original language description

English

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Sector / Indrustry covered
Teurastus, lihan säilyvyyskäsittely ja lihatuotteiden valmistus
Teurastus ja lihan säilyvyyskäsittely (pl. siipikarja)
Siipikarjan teurastus ja lihan säilyvyyskäsittely
Liha- ja siipikarjatuotteiden valmistus
Sosiaalihuollon hoitolaitokset
Hazards
Awkward postures
Fast-paced work
Forceful movements
Manual handling of loads
Psychosocial/stress hazards
Repetitive movements/work
Static postures - standing
Working with an existing MSD condition/disease
Health effects
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Lower limb disorders
Neck and shoulder disorders
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
Kaikki (ei erityistä ryhmää)
Sufferer of an MSK disorder or disease
Prevention measures
Elimination of hazards
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Reducing/minimising the risk by organisational measures, e.g. reducing the number of workers exposed, job rotation
Adjustments/support for chronic MSD disorder/disease/pain suffers
Purpose of the material
Training
General information
Awareness raising
Guidance
Risk assessment
Target audience
Employers
Managers
Worker representatives
Safety officers
Occupational health physician
Priority area
Ennaltaehkäisy
Year
2020