The aim of this article is to provide a guide for the selection of easy-to-use, usable and research-based assessment tools for the assessment of risk for work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs) during the SLIC Campaign 2022 ‘Healthy Workplaces Lighten the load’.
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 factsheet contains useful information for the prevention of MSDs such as back pain, neck pain and shoulder pain, which are very common among students, with the aim of ensuring a return to school in line with the recent regulations to prevent COVID-19 infection.
This leaflet provides valuable tips for optimal workplace design and shows how workers can protect themselves from the harmful consequences of standing up. Working long standing hours can cause pain and is a health risk.
This brochure is aimed at workers and their safety representatives with the aim of raising awareness and involving everyone in the prevention of MSDs, both through proper individual behaviour, respectful of their own health and that of others, and to ask the employer for appropriate instructions and...
This brochure is aimed at all people who are mainly working in a standing position. It contains many tips to reduce physical stress and to prevent occupational diseases due to long standing. You will find important information about workplace design and helpful relief postures. You will learn about...
In this manual, an introduction to ergonomics is introduced, some musculoskeletal disorders and their causes are described, as well as the basic ergonomic design principles of a job. Its goal is to help workers recognize and, on the other hand, cope with the problems arising from the bad design of...
Provision of useful information and good practices on manual handling in the field of companies operating in the retail sector, for supporting the national campaign implemented in the framework of the European SLIC campaign on “Manual handling”, 2007-2008.