Prevention of musculoskeletal injuries in poultry processing

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Prevention of musculoskeletal injuries in poultry processing

Prevention of musculoskeletal injuries in poultry processing

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
USA
Languages

English

Provider
Provider (English)
Occupational Health and Safety Authority
Provider (Original)
Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Description

These updated guidelines provide recommendations for poultry processing facilities to reduce the number and severity of work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). In preparing the following recommendations, OSHA reviewed existing practices and programs as well as available scientific information on ergonomic-related risk factors in poultry processing facilities. OSHA’s guidelines are designed specifically for the poultry processing industry; however, other industries may find the recommendations and solutions presented useful.

 

These updated guidelines provide recommendations for poultry processing facilities to reduce the number and severity of work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). In preparing the following recommendations, OSHA reviewed existing practices and programs as well as available scientific information on ergonomic-related risk factors in poultry processing facilities. OSHA’s guidelines are designed specifically for the poultry processing industry; however, other industries may find the recommendations and solutions presented useful.

 

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Sector / Indrustry covered
Siipikarjan teurastus ja lihan säilyvyyskäsittely
Liha- ja siipikarjatuotteiden valmistus
Hazards
Epämukavat asennot
Nopeatahtinen työ
Voimankäyttöä edellyttävät liikkeet
Taakkojen manuaalinen käsittely
Toistuvat liikkeet / toistuva työ
Staattiset asennot − seisominen
Health effects
Määrittämättömät tule-sairaudet
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
Kaikki (ei erityistä ryhmää)
Prevention measures
Vaarojen poistaminen
Yksilöllisten työskentelytekniikoiden parantaminen (esim. asennot manuaalisessa käsittelyssä)
Yksinkertaisia vinkkejä ja toimenpiteitä
Tekniset toimenpiteet, esim. ergonomiset laitteet
Purpose of the material
Ohjeet
Target audience
Työnantajat
Työntekijät
Priority area
Ennaltaehkäisy
Year
2013