Germany: Work Programme on MSDs

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Germany: Work Programme on MSDs

Type of item
Case study
Country
Germania
Languages

English

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

Description

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 sectors and countries.

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Sector / Indrustry covered
Silvicoltura e utilizzo di aree forestali
FORNITURA DI ACQUA; RETI FOGNARIE, ATTIVITÀ DI TRATTAMENTO DEI RIFIUTI E RISANAMENTO
COSTRUZIONI
COMMERCIO ALL'INGROSSO E AL DETTAGLIO; RIPARAZIONE DI AUTOVEICOLI E MOTOCICLI
Attività di pulizia
Istruzione prescolastica
SANITÀ E ASSISTENZA SOCIALE
Hazards
Awkward postures
Forceful movements
Manual handling of loads
Repetitive movements/work
Static postures - sitting
Static postures - standing
Health effects
Back pain or injury
Upper limb 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
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Training/guidance (for workers)
Exercises
Purpose of the material
Training
Warning message/Alert
General information
Awareness raising
Guidance
Risk assessment
Target audience
Employers
Managers
Worker representatives
Occupational health physician
Priority area
Prevenzione
Year
2020