ARTEX is a small sewing plant with 14 female employees working five-day single shifts. Repetitive tasks, performed seated, increase the risk of MSDs. In addition to legally-required medical checks, assessment of individual workstations led to improvements in work organisation, layout and equipment...
Strumenti pratici e orientamenti sui disturbi muscoloscheletrici
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This guide describes the characteristics of lifting and handling operations and devices, the assessment of the loads during lifting and handling, the effects of assistive devices on musculoskeletal system, how to select assistive devices, and recommendations and guidelines for the use of assistive...
This manual provides guidance on the health consequences of a non-ergonomic workstation and about workstation equipment, spatial organisation of the computer workstation, organisation of working time, multi-monitor workstations and working with a tablet and laptop
The film was made as part of the Multi-Annual Program "Improving safety and working conditions" stage II, task No. 04.A.14, entitled "Developing programs to promote physical activity among employees to reduce musculoskeletal discomfort and improve work quality
This guide provides recommendations on how to work on screen and avoid MSDs. It also provides some simple exercises on how to avoid MSDs.
The publication presents the most important principles of organisation and ways of performing work in sitting and standing positions, related to manual transport and activities such as lifting, carrying, pulling, pushing in hospitals, nursing homes and nursing homes.