This information sheet identifies the dangers and risks from manual handling in farming and offers recommendations to help avoid accidents and injuries.
Strumenti pratici e orientamenti sui disturbi muscoloscheletrici
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The purpose of these guidelines is to help reduce the risk of injuries from manual handling on farms by providing practical guidance on how to manage hazards.
On this YouTube play list one can find all relevant lifting and moving techniques to make sure patients can be transported in a way which is not harmful for the body of the care taker.
Farm workers do a wide variety of manual handling tasks. The tasks involve using force, repetitive movements, stooping, static and awkward postures, continual bending and twisting at the waist, and handling heavy objects. The purpose of these guidelines is to help reduce the risk of injuries from...
This brochure is intended to reduce the physical strain of those affected by measures that lie within their own scope of action; show body-appropriate, back-friendly behaviours and working techniques; make limits of physical resilience visible;- offer a small selection of strengthening and balancing...
HabitAtWork is an educational tool promoting self-help and problem solving for preventing and managing discomfort, pain and injury. This tool is intended to prevent and manage discomfort, pain and injury in the industrial environment.