Moving and handling people in healthcare work can lead to musculoskeletal injuries and pain. The health care profession has been shown to be one of the occupation most at risk for back pain. A high proportion of health care professionals report musculoskeletal diseases (MSDs) and the primary cause...
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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Health-care workers face a higher risk than other workers of developing painful musculoskeletal disorders, which affect muscles, tendons, nerves or other soft tissues. This broschure shows employers, managers and employees how to design an ergonomical workplace. And provides tips how to prevent back...
This booklet provides information on risk assessment and prevention for occupational health and safety experts and works councils in woodwork and metalwork. It contains information about risk assessments in both the factory floor as well as the risks associated with working in the office.
This leaflet focuses on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and what to do if you have similar complaints. It is designed for workers in both the wood and metal industry, but it's principles can be used in other sectors as well.
This leaflet focuses on Hypothenar Hammner Syndrome and what to do if you have similar complaints. It is designed for workers in both the wood and metal industry, but it's principles can be used in other sectors as well.
In health care manual handling of clients is part of everyday life. There are many problems that can arise from incorrect manual handling, therefore young nurses shall be trained from the beginning to use ergonomic and safe work practices. The German Accident Insurance developped several training...