This guide presents the risks factors related to the manual handling of loads, the biomechanical principles of safety and economy of effort, and how to use the body.
Strumenti pratici e orientamenti sui disturbi muscoloscheletrici
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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...
This manual provides guidance on the health consequences of a non-ergonomic workstation and about workstation equipment, spatial organisation of the computer workstation, organisation of working time, multi-monitor workstations and working with a tablet and laptop
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 dedicated to the prevention of injuries in the back region in the transport sector. The brochure provides general knowledge about the back and back injuries and discusses several preventive measures to avoid MSDs.
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.