This case study examines the ErgoKita project, which studied risk factors for musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in nursery-school teachers and the effects of an intervention. It started with physiological work measurement, covering awkward postures such as sitting and lifting, and included provision...
Strumenti pratici e orientamenti sui disturbi muscoloscheletrici
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This series of short informative case studies looks at a range of policy level initiatives across Europe and beyond aiming to prevent and manage work-related MSDs. The studies focus on achievements, factors contributing to their success and challenges encountered, and transferability to other...
This guide provides practical advice and examples on the correct positions for workers who handle loads and the correct way to maintain a good posture. It also provides examples of stretching exercises in seated work.
People are meant to move! Without movement not only does the cardiovascular system suffers, but also and in particular the muscula skeletal system. Musculoskeletal conditions are the leading contributor to disability worldwide, with low back pain being the single leading cause of disability. This...
In collaboration with IKK Nordrhein which is the health insurance of many trade businesses by tradition, Klaus Brandenburg started a project for healthy backs for his workers. The project combined health promotion and technical prevention measures.
The hygiene institute was responsible for protecting the population against infectious diseases and wanted to reduce absenteeism and job turnover in the cleaning team, which consisted of 15 women, in such a way, that workers over 50 or 55 could remain in the job.
Manual handling is an important risk in the food and catering industry. This checklist is meant to raise the issue in meetings of the company's OSH committee (ASA) and to stimulate a discussion about measures to prevent health risks of workers due to manual handling.