Prevention strategies for MSDs in the healthcare sector

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Prevention strategies for MSDs in the healthcare sector

Prevention strategies for MSDs in the healthcare sector

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
EU
Languages

English

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

Description

This articles presents MSDs as the leading cause of work-related health problems in the healthcare sector. The effects for staff, organisations and society include sickness absence, injuries and disability, increased costs, higher employee turnover, lower productivity and staff leaving the healthcare profession.

This articles presents MSDs as the leading cause of work-related health problems in the healthcare sector. The effects for staff, organisations and society include sickness absence, injuries and disability, increased costs, higher employee turnover, lower productivity and staff leaving the healthcare profession.

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English

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Sector / Indrustry covered
SANITÀ E ASSISTENZA SOCIALE
Hazards
Posture scomode
Movimentazione manuale di carichi
Organizzazione del lavoro non idonea
Pericoli psicosociali/legati allo stress
Attività/movimenti ripetitivi
Health effects
Dolori o infortuni dorso-lombari
Disturbi agli arti superiori
Disturbi agli arti inferiori
Disturbi a collo e spalle
Stress
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
Tutti (nessun gruppo specifico)
Prevention measures
Eliminazione dei pericoli
Migliorare le tecniche di lavoro individuali (ad esempio posture legate alla movimentazione manuale)
Misure tecniche, ad esempio attrezzature ergonomiche
Formazione/orientamenti (per i lavoratori)
Purpose of the material
Informazioni generali
Sensibilizzazione
Valutazione del rischio
Target audience
Tutti (nessun destinatario specifico)
Priority area
Prevenzione
Year
2020