In this case study, the Labrenne cleaning group was facing occupational illnesses among its cleaning workers. In order to prevent MSDs, the company decided to produce its own model of hanging wastebasket. This allows to prevent workers from having to bend too much. After trials at headquarters...
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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This little booklet is intended to give you some pointers on how pulling and pushing can be made less stressful and more secure. This information is not specific for one sector, it's principles and key points can be used by every company where pushing and pulling takes place.
The German Social Accident Insurance for Trade and Distribution of Goods BGHW awards innovative ideas in the field of occupational safety and health. The company "Reifen Müller" a service for car tires was awarded for an overall concept to lighten the loads for their workers. Changing car tires can...
The brochure, specifically designed for workers in the waste management sector. The brochure answers three questions: What is a musculoskeletal disorder? What are the risks of MSDs? And most importantly, how can MSDs be prevented? The brochure, written by PREVENT, is illustrated with photos showing...
In collaboration with the IRSST and Auto Prevention, the research team produced five fact sheets on MSD prevention, grouped in a single PDF: car aesthetics; bodywork; mechanics under the hood; mechanics under the vehicle; tire service.
This video explains how to avoid and reduce upper limb MSDs in the automotive sector.
This booklet provides several tips on how to avoid MSDs in the field of waste collection. This booklet mostly addresses Pupshing and pulling, but organisational factors are addressed as well. The principles about pushing and pulling (containers) can be applied to different sectors as well.