E-fact 24 - Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in HORECA

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EU OSHA

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This E-Fact explains why HORECA workers are at risk of developing MSDs. Their jobs, for example, often involve prolonged standing and working in awkward postures. Much of their work is physically demanding, stressful and involves long working hours. Employers need to adapt prevention and intervention strategies to the HORECA sector; workers, who know their work better than anybody, also have an important role to play. A step-by-step guide to risk assessment is explained, as are the European directives relevant to MSDs.

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Language of original language description: 
Bulgarian
Czech
Danish
German
Estonian
Greek
English
Spanish
French
Italian
Latvian
Lithuanian
Hungarian
Maltese
Dutch
Polish
Portuguese, International
Romanian
Slovak
Slovenian
Finnish
Swedish

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Lukandi u akkomodazzjoni simili
Ristoranti u attivitajiet mobbli ta' servizz ta' ikel
Perikli: 
Pożizzjonijiet skomdi
Xogħol li jsir b’ritmu mgħaġġel
Movimenti bis-saħħa
Sigħat twal
Organizzazzjoni tax-xogħol ħażina
Perikli psikosoċjali/ta’ stress
Pożizzjonijiet statiċi - bilqiegħda
Health effects: 
Uġigħ jew korriment fid-dahar
Disturbi fil-parti ta’ fuq tad-dirgħajn
Disturbi fil-parti t’isfel tad-dirgħajn
Disturbi fl-għonq u l-ispallejn
MSDs mhux speċifikati
Prevention measures: 
Eliminazzjoni tal-perikli
Titjib fit-tekniki ta’ xogħol individwali (eż. pożizzjonijiet ta’ tqandil manwali)
Pariri u miżuri sempliċi
Parteċipazzjoni tal-ħaddiema
Miżuri tekniċi eż. tagħmir ergonomiku
Tnaqqis/minimizzazzjoni tar-riskju permezz ta’ miżuri organizzattivi, eż. it-tnaqqis tal-għadd ta’ ħaddiema esposti, ir-rotazzjoni tax-xogħol
Taħriġ/gwida (għall-ħaddiema)
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
Kollha (l-ebda grupp speċifiku)
Ħaddiema migranti u immigranti
Ħaddiema żgħażagħ
Purpose of the material: 
Informazzjoni ġenerali
Sensibilizzazzjoni
Gwida
Valutazzjoni tar-riskju
Udjenza fil-mira: 
Impjegaturi
Maniġers
Rappreżentanti tal-ħaddiema
Ħaddiema
Priority area: 
Prevenzjoni
Date of Publication / Year : 
2008