This checklist includes questions on working postures of the back and neck, arms and hands, legs during sitting and standing tasks. It also gives examples of the type of action at a technical, organisational and individual level that can be put in place to prevent or reduce the risks caused by...
Tuki- ja liikuntaelinsairauksia koskevat käytännön työkalut ja ohjeet
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The film shows the most important lifting and carrying techniques in a simple and understandable way for everyone. Employees learn how they can protect their backs when handling loads. The film is also useful for occupational training and practical instructions at work.
This short film presents the risks involved when working at home in poor conditions such as working on your sofa, on your bed, or on an unsuitable table.The video then presents in a very understandable way the simple arrangements that can be made to prevent the risks of MSDs during teleworking.
The E-Fact explains the steps of the risk assessment process, including identifying hazards and evaluating risks. It also includes two case studies on preventing harm and a checklist of the most common hazards associated with the use of cleaning equipment.
This article provides recommendations and examples for nursing staff to help reducing the number and severity of MSDs due to patient handling.
This E-Fact explains why HORECA workers are at risk of developing MSDs. Their jobs, for example, often involve prolonged standing and working in awkward postures. Much of their work is physically demanding, stressful and involves long working hours. Employers need to adapt prevention and...
This information sheet provides general information about MSDs: definition, underlying causes of MSDs, different types of MSDs, etc.