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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This brochure provides information about counteracting load damage and load accidents in the construction industry. It will help employers, employees, safety representatives, builders and projectors to prevent the risks.
Brochure about prevention of work-related musculoskeletal overloads. The brochure contains both information on MSDs in general, as well as practical information in what companies and employees could do to prevent them .
This video contains a summary review of the research-based knowledge of what physical variation is, what types of measures one can think of in working life to increase (or change) the content of variation in a job, and what evidence exists for different types of action Indeed, increased variation (e...
This website provides basic information on ways to reduce MSDs through different physical workload factors, such as sitting, thermal conditions, and static work.
This checklist concerns hazards for injury or development of disorders to the lower limb and is targeted at people engaged in workplace hazard identification. In addition, this checklist offers examples of preventive measures that can help to reduce LLDs risks.
Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are the most common workrelated problem in Europe. Almost 24 % of the EU-25 workers report suffering from backache and 22 % complain about muscular pains. Both conditions are more prevalent in the new Member States, 39 % and 36 % respectively.