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.
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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ergoHair – Development and promotion of a healthy and safe working environment through the design of ergonomic workplaces and work processes in the hairdressing sector. The reports Cut to the Chase! provides ergonomic tips fpr employers and employees.
Hairdressing is a sector particularly affected by musculoskeletal disorders (MSD). Carsat Centre-Ouest, the Direccte and an inter-company occupational health service in the Haute-Vienne have devoted a prevention action to this sector. It brought to light a new work tool, scissors without rings, with...
The factsheet provided by the German Social Accident Insurance for Commercial Transport, Postal Logistics and Telecommunication (BG Verkehr) informs about experiences with Deskbikes. Using a deskbike allows you to work dynamically. It's easy to switch between sitting, standing and cycling. By...
Checklist in order to make sure hairdressing salons are set up in a way MSDs are prevented. Among other issues the checklists addresses issues like: standing right, wearing shoes without heels, alternating tasks, ergonomic equipment, etc.
The shaft assembly phase (when inserting the steel shaft into the body) of yacht building was particularly critical. The risk of manual handling was very important. A new design of the shafting and handling system was required.