This video explains what MSDs are, who they affect and their impact on businesses. It also stresses the importance of involving all actors in a company at all stages, starting with line managers and workers.
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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A scissor-lift table is a work table that can be raised and lowered to the desired position and thus reduce the physical requirements during product assembly. It can reduce the forward bending, reaching and awkward postures associated with performing work at a less-than-ideal work height.The scissor...
This discussion paper investigates the effect of psychosocial risks on returning to work with an MSD. It concludes that the important factors for a successful return to work include holistic risk assessment of physical and psychosocial risks, a planned return-to-work programme, involving the worker...
Psychosocial risk factors are a significant cause of ill-health in many workplaces. This article shows how they can also contribute to the development of MSDs as well as their adverse effect on mental well-being.
This article aims to contribute to fill the existing gap in research on working conditions and OSH of LGBTI workers. To do so, it presents findings from a recent EU-OSHA research project, and data from the EU LGBTI surveys carried out by the Fundamental Rights Agency.
This info sheet highlights that these groups are exposed to particular risks more than other workers. These risks, including harassment, job insecurity and low pay, are associated with an increased likelihood of developing musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).
This PowerPoint presentation focuses on three groups of workers that frequently report higher exposure to health-related issues: women, migrant and LGBTI workers. And provides examples of practice, policy initiatives, and prevention measures to reduce their occupational risk and improve their...