Psychosocial risk factors are a significant cause of ill-health in many workplaces. This article shows how they can also contribute to the development of MSDs as well as their adverse effect on mental well-being.
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 (8)
In the context of Covid-19, the resources on this webpage include a short video on how to set up your workstation that provides suggestions for improving how you can improve the ergonomics.
This web section provides guidance to employers of workers who work remotely and advice to workers to maintain “mental health”.
In this case study, ÉSEAN is an establishement welcoming teenager patients with a head halo. They undergo at least two transfers per day, between their bed and their walker. Although very brief, these operations are very demanding for the care teams and are sources of musculoskeletal disorders and...
This article presents several economic and legal issues related to home-based teleworking (including the OSH related ones: safety and ergonomics).
This report pulls together and analyses existing data relating to MSDs from the main EU surveys and administrative data. These data are completed and enriched with data from national sources. The report aims to provide a well-founded evidence base to support policy makers, researchers and the...
This article is one in a series of discussion papers looking at sectors that have a high prevalence of MSDs. It summarises the findings of a review undertaken as part of the ergoHair project, which aims to promote a healthy and safe working environment in the hairdressing sector.