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 .
Strumenti pratici e orientamenti sui disturbi muscoloscheletrici
Per consentire un’agevole valutazione e gestione dei rischi di DMS nei luoghi di lavoro, la nostra banca dati di facile utilizzo contiene vari strumenti pratici e materiali orientativi sviluppati a livello dell’UE e nazionale.
Le risorse includono studi campione e materiali visivi e riguardano svariati settori, tipi di pericolo e misure di prevenzione. Alcune sono rivolte in modo specifico a determinati soggetti interessati, ad esempio datori di lavoro, lavoratori o dirigenti, mentre altre alla gestione dei DMS tra gruppi specifici di lavoratori. Le risorse possono essere filtrate per una di queste categorie o altre ancora, così non avrai problemi a trovare esattamente ciò che cerchi.
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This guide presents the risks factors related to the manual handling of loads, the biomechanical principles of safety and economy of effort, and how to use the body.
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.
All the organisation of work associated with the grape harvesting and transportation to the processing equipment was implemented with the objective of reducing, as much as possible, the manual effort associated with the transportation of grapes from the vines to the processing equipment and...
Traditionally the collecting of fruits was performed using mobile ladders (extension ladders and double sided step ladders). The efficiency of the collection process was very low and the risk to accidents and health problems to the workers was very high. Simultaneously to reduce workload on the...
The Lighten the Load campaign featured the Good Practice Awards, which recognise organisations that have made outstanding and innovative contributions to tackling MSDs. The awards promote and encourage practical solutions in workplaces and share this good practice around Europe. This publication...
This brochure is dedicated to the prevention of injuries in the back region in the transport sector. The brochure provides general knowledge about the back and back injuries and discusses several preventive measures to avoid MSDs.