Farming involves a lot of repetitive work. Manual handling and lifting in particular can cause strain and awkward positions. Outdoor work and specificities of terrain make the design of agricultural machinery challenging. This discussion paper looks at the use of mechanisation to reduce the risk of...
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 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.
To help wineries prevent musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), MSA Gironde and Aract Nouvelle-Aquitaine provide them with a short educational film, as well as a methodological guide and a set of 11 practical sheets on specific activities carried out in viticulture and how to prevent MSDs during these...
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 video presents the risks related to the activity in the agriculture and horticulture sector and gives advice on how to prevent back pain in different work situations.