Sewing involves repeated movements of the shoulder and arm, a static position of the spine and lower extremities, as well as the inclination forward while the job is done throughout the workinghours. Sewing machine operators have shoulder and neck problems. An ergonomically designed workstation...
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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Leader in the bed-lift market, the sheet metal company ATL Production manufactures equipment in Aubusson designed to improve the working conditions of hotel staff. Faced with numerous occupational hazards, it has transformed its workshop to better care for its employeesBed lifts, which account for...
The publication give details about occupational diseases caused by working in the light industry, and provides information about the prevention options.
This case study takes place in a family business with a hundred employees specialized in the manufacture of textiles. The company was confronted with a high level of stress at the workstations (repetitive movements, suspended arms, manual handling, etc.). Two experts in industrial organization and...
This booklet provides information on risk assessment and prevention for occupational health and safety experts and works councils in woodwork and metalwork. It contains information about risk assessments in both the factory floor as well as the risks associated with working in the office.
This leaflet focuses on Hypothenar Hammner Syndrome and what to do if you have similar complaints. It is designed for workers in both the wood and metal industry, but it's principles can be used in other sectors as well.
In collaboration with the IRSST and Auto Prevention, the research team produced five fact sheets on MSD prevention, grouped in a single PDF: car aesthetics; bodywork; mechanics under the hood; mechanics under the vehicle; tire service.