This brochure is intended for all professions. It aims to clarify work-related musculoskeletal problems and present solutions in the work environment that can prevent and / or reduce the frequency of these common problems.
Strumenti pratici e orientamenti sui disturbi muscoloscheletrici
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This simple tipsheet provides several tips to protect the musculoskeletal system at work. These tips are easily applicable in different sectors.
Brochure about prevention of work-related musculoskeletal overloads. The brochure contains both information on MSDs in general, as well as practical information in what companies and employees could do to prevent them .
This poster provides advice on how to handle different kinds of loads. The principles shown in the poster can be used in all kind of companies.
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.
The E-Fact explains the steps of the risk assessment process, including identifying hazards and evaluating risks. It also includes two case studies on preventing harm and a checklist of the most common hazards associated with the use of cleaning equipment.
Almost two thirds of EU workers report being exposed to repetitive hand and arm movements, and a quarter to vibrations from tools - significant risk factors for work-related neck and upper limb disorders (WRULDs). Many workers, in a wide range of jobs, develop WRULDs and they are the most common...