This article is one in a series of discussion papers looking at sectors that have a high prevalence of MSDs. It summarises the findings of a review undertaken as part of the ergoHair project, which aims to promote a healthy and safe working environment in the hairdressing sector.
Strumenti pratici e orientamenti sui disturbi muscoloscheletrici
Per consentire un’agevole valutazione e gestione dei rischi di DMS nei luoghi di lavoro, la nostra banca dati di facile utilizzo contiene vari strumenti pratici e materiali orientativi sviluppati a livello dell’UE e nazionale.
Le risorse includono studi campione e materiali visivi e riguardano svariati settori, tipi di pericolo e misure di prevenzione. Alcune sono rivolte in modo specifico a determinati soggetti interessati, ad esempio datori di lavoro, lavoratori o dirigenti, mentre altre alla gestione dei DMS tra gruppi specifici di lavoratori. Le risorse possono essere filtrate per una di queste categorie o altre ancora, così non avrai problemi a trovare esattamente ciò che cerchi.
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ergoHair – Development and promotion of a healthy and safe working environment through the design of ergonomic workplaces and work processes in the hairdressing sector. The reports Cut to the Chase! provides ergonomic tips fpr employers and employees.
This leaflet presents ergonomic issues for podiatrists, beauticians and masseurs in order to ensure safety and health at work also with regad to the ageing workforce. The content of this brochure icludes the professional groups of tattooists, piercers, nail designers and permanent make-up...
Checklist in order to make sure hairdressing salons are set up in a way MSDs are prevented. Among other issues the checklists addresses issues like: standing right, wearing shoes without heels, alternating tasks, ergonomic equipment, etc.
By using the Palm-to-Palm technique during cutting, you reduce the load on the hands, arms, shoulders and back. The Palm-to-Palm technique is most commonly used during hairdressing on the front, sides and back hairs. The two palms face each other during cutting. It is not a mandatory professional...
This guidance is about the correct posture for workers in the hairdressing industry. It provides guidelines and tips on how to make sure workers have the right posture and contains some tips on how to adjust your equipment in the proper way.
This short video demonstrates how simple measures, such as adjusting the chair at the correct height within the hairdressers business, MSDs can be avoided.