This little booklet is intended to give you some pointers on how pulling and pushing can be made less stressful and more secure. This information is not specific for one sector, it's principles and key points can be used by every company where pushing and pulling takes place.
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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Welding is a strenuous occupation involving work in awkward postures and handling heavy equipment. This can lead to muscular strain and painful tension. The following exercises have been specially developed for welders exposed to ergonomic risks. Regular training can help to stimulate and improve...
This booklet provides information on risk assessment and prevention for occupational health and safety experts and works councils in woodwork and metalwork. It contains information about risk assessments in both the factory floor as well as the risks associated with working in the office.
This leaflet focuses on Hypothenar Hammner Syndrome and what to do if you have similar complaints. It is designed for workers in both the wood and metal industry, but it's principles can be used in other sectors as well.
The objective of the "Ergo-Guide concept" was to qualify workers in the field of ergonomics so that they can identify ergonomic problems (e.g. awkward posture and movement) at the workplaces, systematically analyse the ergonomic hazards and help to find solutions to prevent MSDs. More than 250...
Awkward postures, repetitive motions and manual handling of loads, combined with unfavourable working conditions, are common in the bakery industry. These and many other factors can determine whether a worker is at risk of developing Musculoskeletal diseases (MSDs). Practical training in the...
This booklet provides several tips on how to avoid MSDs in the field of waste collection. This booklet mostly addresses Pupshing and pulling, but organisational factors are addressed as well. The principles about pushing and pulling (containers) can be applied to different sectors as well.