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...
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Many chronic back pains are caused by faulty posture and improper handling of loads. This manual describes how the loads should be handled correctly to avoid overloading and back pain. The website also shows examples of exercise for back, shoulder, elbow and knee pain.
Presentation of examples of ergonomic solutions in logistics in a car factory. This document displays real working conditions and the solutions that are given can be easily transferred to other sectors or companies.
This guideline was developed as a professional recommendation how to avoid long- term sitting at the workplace and thereby reduce the negative impact of the risks arising from long-term sitting. This guideline has the purpose of recognizing risks at workplaces where long-term sitting can be avoided.
This Guide is provided by the International Social Security Association (ISSA) to support Mmall and Medium Sized Enterprises to carry out a risk assessment. It is intended to conform to the requirement for a risk assessment during operations with manual load handling.
Exposure to vibrations may affect human beings in a variety of ways.The harmful effects of vibrating tools or machines have long since been known but are still frequently underestimated. This Guide for Risk Assessment is about hazards arising from whole-body and hand-arm vibrations. It is meant to...
The purpose of this brochure is to help employers to do a risk assessment on the manual handling of loads.