Ingrid was 24 years old when she developed rheumatoid arthritis (RA). At that time she was ashamed and hid her hands. Today she is 65 and knows better. It is important to stay active and to avoid too much stress, she says. On this website she tells her story, she shares her joie de vivre and wants...
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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Regardless of what rheumatic diagnosis you have, you can train to feel better, according to physiotherapist Emma Haglund. After 25 years in rheumatology, she has two messages; start treatment early and avoid prolonged sedentary life.This website provides usefull and encouraging information for...
This checklist includes questions on working postures of the back and neck, arms and hands, legs during sitting and standing tasks. It also gives examples of the type of action at a technical, organisational and individual level that can be put in place to prevent or reduce the risks caused by...
The film shows the most important lifting and carrying techniques in a simple and understandable way for everyone. Employees learn how they can protect their backs when handling loads. The film is also useful for occupational training and practical instructions at work.
This short film presents the risks involved when working at home in poor conditions such as working on your sofa, on your bed, or on an unsuitable table.The video then presents in a very understandable way the simple arrangements that can be made to prevent the risks of MSDs during teleworking.
The Swedish Rheumatism Association and the Rheumatism District in Skåne held in connection with the International Rheumatism Day a conference about "The importance of early diagnosis and working life in rheumatic disease". This video shows speeches related to this topic.
This brochure provides advice for lifting right in the case of personal transfer within the care sector. It has examples of risky situations and what to consider in risk assessments. Good ergonomics are important. The brochure is also available in English (PDF).