Type Case study
This series of short informative case studies looks at a range of policy level initiatives across Europe and beyond aiming to prevent and manage work-related MSDs. The studies focus on achievements, factors contributing to their success and challenges encountered, and transferability to other...
Type Visual resources, Guides & Tools
ProviderGerman protestant office for occupational health and safety - EFAS
Cleaning activities can be physically demanding and should be done without exposing workers to the risks of work-related musculoskeletal diseases (MSD). However, cleaners are at risk of developing MSDs as a result of their work. There are various solutions that can be used in order to modify tasks...
Type Case study
The hygiene institute was responsible for protecting the population against infectious diseases and wanted to reduce absenteeism and job turnover in the cleaning team, which consisted of 15 women, in such a way, that workers over 50 or 55 could remain in the job.
Type Guides & Tools
LanguageBulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, Estonian, Greek, English, Spanish, French, Icelandic, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Hungarian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, International, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Finnish, Swedish
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.