This checklist includes questions on working postures of the back and neck, arms and hands, legs during sitting and standing tasks. It also gives examples of the type of action at a technical, organisational and individual level that can be put in place to prevent or reduce the risks caused by...
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 describes the characteristics of lifting and handling operations and devices, the assessment of the loads during lifting and handling, the effects of assistive devices on musculoskeletal system, how to select assistive devices, and recommendations and guidelines for the use of assistive...
The publication presents the most important principles of organisation and ways of performing work in sitting and standing positions, related to manual transport and activities such as lifting, carrying, pulling, pushing in hospitals, nursing homes and nursing homes.
This brochure is designed for managers and employees of retail facilities, especially those who work in manual handling, working in conditions that are not adapted to their physical and mental requirements or at risk of cold. The managerial staff will learn how to organize work in accordance with...
The E-Fact explains the steps of the risk assessment process, including identifying hazards and evaluating risks. It also includes two case studies on preventing harm and a checklist of the most common hazards associated with the use of cleaning equipment.
This article provides recommendations and examples for nursing staff to help reducing the number and severity of MSDs due to patient handling.
5 films showing the correct postures when handling loads. The website that contains these videos also supplies some links to more detailed information about the manual handling of loads.