Lifting and carrying heavy loads, working in awkward postures and repetitive movements with increased physical efforts can damage the health of your back, joints and muscles. This leaflet shows how you can prevent musculoskeletal disorders in the construction industry.
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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Sewing involves repeated movements of the shoulder and arm, a static position of the spine and lower extremities, as well as the inclination forward while the job is done throughout the workinghours. Sewing machine operators have shoulder and neck problems. An ergonomically designed workstation...
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Mobile working: laptops; tablet; smartphones - there are emerging health issues increasingly being linked to mobile technology including musculoskeletal disorders. AGR shows the main risks associated with use of mobile devices and how to prevent them.
This brochure provides information about stresses and strains in the workplace of pedagogical specialists and describes technical, organizational and personal prevention measures on the subject areas "musculoskeletal loads", "natural and artificial lighting", "room temperature and air quality ”and“...
The German Social Accident Isurance for the construction industry BG BAU has set up an information platform for ergonomic equipment, tools and machines. It is meant to provide ideas and information about products that can reduce physical stress and prevent work related musculoskeletal dieseases.
This little booklet is intended to give you some pointers on how pulling and pushing can be made less stressful and more secure. This information is not specific for one sector, it's principles and key points can be used by every company where pushing and pulling takes place.