This case study highlights the steps involved in a participatory intervention to reduce occupational risks for boiler assemblers and how it was adopted into the company’s prevention culture.
Strumenti pratici e orientamenti sui disturbi muscoloscheletrici
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This case study examines the ErgoKita project, which studied risk factors for musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in nursery-school teachers and the effects of an intervention. It started with physiological work measurement, covering awkward postures such as sitting and lifting, and included provision...
Farming involves a lot of repetitive work. Manual handling and lifting in particular can cause strain and awkward positions. Outdoor work and specificities of terrain make the design of agricultural machinery challenging. This discussion paper looks at the use of mechanisation to reduce the risk of...
People are meant to move! Without movement not only does the cardiovascular system suffers, but also and in particular the muscula skeletal system. Musculoskeletal conditions are the leading contributor to disability worldwide, with low back pain being the single leading cause of disability. This...
In collaboration with IKK Nordrhein which is the health insurance of many trade businesses by tradition, Klaus Brandenburg started a project for healthy backs for his workers. The project combined health promotion and technical prevention measures.
The hygiene institute was responsible for protecting the population against infectious diseases and wanted to reduce absenteeism and job turnover in the cleaning team, which consisted of 15 women, in such a way, that workers over 50 or 55 could remain in the job.
The printer manufacturer company emphasizes the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders. Many tasks in manufacturing require repetitive movements. The aim was to redesign the workstation in order to eliminate the risk due to incorrect posture and repetitive movements of the upper limbs.