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...
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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Factors in the mental work environment appear to be related to the occurrence of physical pain and nuisance.In this leaflet you can read briefly about research in the field as well as find inspiration and methods to move forward with a multi-strenuous effort against muscle and skeletal problems in...
This booklet describes a practically applicable method to ensure sustained effort against musculoskeletal disorders (MSB). The booklet and method is aimed at MED committees at strategic level in municipalities and regions. The method booklet is supplemented by seven specific tools for the local MED...
This films show the physical danger of pushing and pulling and lifting when doing kitchen work.
"The catalogue consists of an introduction to 'nudge' as well as a description of five nudge tools to get more movement in everyday life.The five tools are straightforward to implement for a representative of the work environment organization, and there are thorough instructions for each of them."
This checklist concerns hazards for injury or development of disorders to the lower limb and is targeted at people engaged in workplace hazard identification. In addition, this checklist offers examples of preventive measures that can help to reduce LLDs risks.
Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are the most common workrelated problem in Europe. Almost 24 % of the EU-25 workers report suffering from backache and 22 % complain about muscular pains. Both conditions are more prevalent in the new Member States, 39 % and 36 % respectively.