Traditional nets are produced manually by operators at UAB Vonin Lithuania, a professional fishing equipment manufacturer, leading to musculoskeletal disorders. As the tasks could not be mechanised, the work was analysed to identify safe working techniques to reduce the loads on their body. As well...
Strumenti pratici e orientamenti sui disturbi muscoloscheletrici
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The Dutch cleaning services company Hago Next was finding it difficult to retain experienced employees and attract new ones because the work is physically demanding. To reduce physical strain and prevent MSDs, the company has implemented a broad range of measures to improve working practices and...
This practical guide pays particular attention to the ergonomic and psychosocial risks to which workers of this trade are deemed to be particularly exposed, all of which from a necessary gender standpoint, in view of the considerable feminisation of many of the professional tasks undertaken in this...
Poster showing the correct position to manual material handling. The poster is both in English as in French.
This factsheets explain how continuous standing or sitting while working is a common source of discomfort and fatigue. Frequent changes of body positions, including alternating between sitting and standing, helps to avoid fatigue.
This short manual is intended to employers, workers and prevention specialists and provides information about preventive measures in order to avoid accidents due to overexertion.
This leaflet provides information on how to recognise and prevent upper limb musculoskeletal disorders.