This series of short informative case studies looks at a range of policy level initiatives across Europe and beyond aiming to prevent and manage work-related MSDs. The studies focus on achievements, factors contributing to their success and challenges encountered, and transferability to other...
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 article presents the data sheets developed by INAIL-CONTARP to assess the risk of many non-standardisable repetitive tasks in the sector. The method used was the OCRA checklist. This method has proved to be reliable and allows users to draw up a map of the risk for repetitive work.
This video highlights the challenges of manual handling in terms of Occupational Health and Safety, in order to raise awareness among cooperative leaders, and to raise awareness among workers. It includes testimonies and ordinary work situations.
This guide presents findings on the prevalence of musculoskeletal injury among Irish farmers and on the impact of such injuries, describes the main risk factors for back injury, explains how to manage these risks when planning work activities on the farm, and suggests ways of organising work...
This films show the physical danger of pushing and pulling and lifting when doing kitchen work.
The Südzucker AG is one of the leading companies in the food industry and in the traditional sugar sector. The sugar products are transported with an electric forklift to the trucks. The workers stand on a platform of the forklift, when driving. Each time the workers cross unavoidable bumps with the...
The brochure focuses on the sector of agriculture and horticulture and answers three questions: What is a musculoskeletal disorder? What are the risks of TMS? And above all, how to prevent MSDs? The brochure, written by PREVENT, is illustrated with photos showing real work situations.