People working in offices spend the largest part of their working time in a sitting position, i.e. a posture causing considerable strain. Injuries resulting from sitting for long periods are a serious occupational health and safety problem. The quality of office chairs is of great importance for...
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.
Resources available (12)
Leaflet giving advice on how to handle loads. It gives scores for different ways on how to handle loads, showing the reader the best and the worst ways to handle loads.
The film is part of a campaign 'Jugend-will-sich-er-leben' (Youth want to push limits - but not beyond safety) to raise awareness for safety and health at work among apprentices. Nico, a young worker, learns about his back and how to prevent backproblems. The video is made by cut-out animation and...
If you are driving a vehicle, regardless if it is a forklift a delivery van or another company car, you are exposed to health risks every day. It is necessary to keep fit and thus to reduce the risk of musculoskeletal diseases. Take care of yourself and others! The information in this brochure are...
This campaign on preventing MSDs in the back consists of several behavioural prevention approaches to reduce work-related back strain. This campaign consists of posters, videos with exercises, and fact sheets, all of which are accessible from this website.
Napo shows - in 10 short sequences - the dangers of lifting and carrying and how to treat workers health with care. In the world of work there are countless processes in which people move heavy loads by hand. Heavy lifting and carrying always carries the risk that workers health suffers
This booklet provides some information about the origin of back pain and back disorders. That gives 10 tips on lifting techniques, posture and specific exercise to strengthen and/or stretch the back in order to prevent back pain.