This case study looks at how a successful return-to-work plan was agreed and implemented. Simple measures such as maintaining contact with the worker during her sick leave and enabling her to return gradually made a big difference.
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 case study highlights the importance of a multidisciplinary approach to tackling musculoskeletal disorders in the workplace. Early intervention (despite the lack of a firm diagnosis) based on risk assessment and trialling new equipment has helped to alleviate discomfort and prevent her symptoms...
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...