A podiatrist in her early 40s has been working with neck problems for 8 years. As a result of the nature of her work, her condition has been exacerbated by adopting awkward postures and manoeuvring patients. This case study highlights the changes that have been and will be made to her main tasks to...
Strumenti pratici e orientamenti sui disturbi muscoloscheletrici
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This case study looks at how an experienced police officer suffering from lower back pain and other MSDs has been able to continue to work with the police thanks to a change in role.
This guidance is mainly for employers, managers and safety representatives, but may also be useful for employees. The guidance explains how to avoid, assess and reduce the risk of injury from manual handling.
This book is for all employers in the food and drink industries whose work might be putting their employees’ muscles and joints at risk of damage. It shows simple and cost-effective ways of reducing both acute and chronic injuries – the solutions described were successful answers to actual problems...
This booklet presents basic information about ergonomics: introduction, workplace environment, constrained postures, monotone demands, handling of loads, choice of work equipment, arrangement and dimensions of work places.
This leaflet describes what an employer may need to do to protect his employees from the risk of injury through manual handling tasks in the workplace. It will also be useful to employees and their representatives, because the leaflet also gives examples on how to correctly handle loads.
"This publication presents ergonomic solutions that are already implemented within some foundries. OSHArecommends that foundries consider these solutions in the context of a broader, systematic process that includes the elements described in this publication. Such a process will make it more likely...