E-fact 43 - Checklist for preventing WRULDs

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E-fact 43 - Checklist for preventing WRULDs

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
EU
Languages

English

Provider
Provider (English)
EU OSHA
Provider (Original)
EU OSHA

Description

 This checklist helps to identify the particular factors that can
contribute to workers developing WRULDs. Furthermore, it gives examples
about the practical steps that can be taken to prevent or reduce the
risks of workers sustaining WRULDs.

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Sector / Indrustry covered
Non specifico per settore
Hazards
Awkward postures
Fast-paced work
Forceful movements
Manual handling of loads
Poor work organisation
Psychosocial/stress hazards
Static postures - sitting
Using Display Screen Equipment
Health effects
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Neck and shoulder disorders
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
Tutti (nessun gruppo specifico)
Prevention measures
Elimination of hazards
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Worker participation
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Reducing/minimising the risk by organisational measures, e.g. reducing the number of workers exposed, job rotation
Purpose of the material
General information
Awareness raising
Guidance
Risk assessment
Target audience
Employers
Managers
Worker representatives
Workers
Priority area
Prevenzione
Year
2008