A podiatrist in her early 40s has been working with neck problems for 8 years. As a result of the nature of her work, her condition has been exacerbated by adopting awkward postures and manoeuvring patients. This case study highlights the changes that have been and will be made to her main tasks to...
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 case study looks at how an experienced police officer suffering from lower back pain and other MSDs has been able to continue to work with the police thanks to a change in role.
The global burden of chronic pain is growing with implications for both an ageing workforce and employers. Many obstacles are faced by people with chronic pain in finding employment and returning to work after a period of absence. Few studies have explored obstacles to return-to-work (RTW) from...
This booklet has information about Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA), how it can affect people at work, the kind of difficulties it can cause and how these may be overcome. It also includes up to date information of where employers can go for help and advice on the law relating to disability, on best...
Managing Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis JIA in School is a guide for everyone who works in an educational setting with children 10 years old and above and for parents/carers who have education-related questions.
Work can be challenging when you have arthritis, but many people find that being employed makes them feel better. This booklet has been created to give you essential information that we hope will improve your knowledge and confidence in managing your condition in the workplace.
This guidance is mainly for employers, managers and safety representatives, but may also be useful for employees. The guidance explains how to avoid, assess and reduce the risk of injury from manual handling.