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.
Poster showing with drawings the main basic aspects of the mobilisation of people, as well as mobilization techniques and technical aids to facilitate mobilisation and MSDs prevention.
This checklist provides guidance on the ergonomic design of a medication cart as this impacts patient and staff safety and health issues. The checklist is not a list of features, but rather a list of items that affect ease of use, safety, and effectiveness and reduce the chance of a medical error...
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...
This guide provides practical information on managing the risk of injury from manual handling activities in the healthcare sector.
This video of a risk assessment case study shows carers lifting a bed-bound patient in order to change a mattress. It points out the risks and gives a solution for the problems showed.