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.
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.
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.
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 purpose of this brochure is to help employers to do a risk assessment on the manual handling of loads.
This guide provides information on why a prevention policy needs to be implemented for the prevention of back pain disorders in the health sector. It explains the causes, and provides preventive solutions in the health sector and how to implement them with the help of pictures.