Type Visual resources
ProviderGerman Social Accident Isurance for the wood and metal sector
Welding is a strenuous occupation involving work in awkward postures and handling heavy equipment. This can lead to muscular strain and painful tension. The following exercises have been specially developed for welders exposed to ergonomic risks. Regular training can help to stimulate and improve...
Type Visual resources, Guides & Tools
ProviderInstitut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail (IRSST)
The purpose of this document is to promote reflection, present strategies facilitating the application, by nursing staff, of practices for preventing musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), and propose ways of supporting the implementation of these strategies. The document is presented in the form of...
Type Guides & Tools
ProviderIndustry community for the working environment for welfare and public administration
This toolbox contains seven specific tools that can be used in the local MED / occupational health groups' work to prevent MSDs in municipalities, hospitals and regions.
Type Case study
EU, Itävalta, Belgia, Viro, Suomi, Kreikka, Italia, Liettua, Slovakia
The Lighten the Load campaign featured the Good Practice Awards, which recognise organisations that have made outstanding and innovative contributions to tackling MSDs. The awards promote and encourage practical solutions in workplaces and share this good practice around Europe. This publication...