This case study examines the ErgoKita project, which studied risk factors for musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in nursery-school teachers and the effects of an intervention. It started with physiological work measurement, covering awkward postures such as sitting and lifting, and included provision...
Strumenti pratici e orientamenti sui disturbi muscoloscheletrici
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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...
This factsheet aims to highlight the physical risk factors associated with the manual handling of roof panels and to present examples of how such risk factors can be reduced.
This video of a risk assessment case study shows hospital staff sorting linen into laundry bags and putting bags into linen cages. It points out the risks and gives a solution for the problems showed.
This video of a risk assesment case study shows a hotel employee removing linen from hotel bedroom. It points out the risks and gives a solution for the problems showed.
The brochure, specifically designed for roofers, answers three questions: What is a musculoskeletal disorder? What are the risks of MSDs? And most importantly, how can MSDs be prevented? The brochure, written by PREVENT, is illustrated with photos showing real work situations.
This brochure presents the main risks of ergonomic types to which people who work on laundries are exposed, including preventive measures, both technical and organizational, that companies can adopt to reduce the risk of musculoskeletal disorders due to repeated movements. It includes pictures and...