Ergonomics for professional drivers

Tip: 
Visual resources
Country: 
Il-Ġermanja
Languages: 
German
Provider: 
German Social Accident Insurance for Transport, Post, Logistic and Telecommunication - BG Verkehr

Deskrizzjoni

A video to prevent back problems in the transport sector: 40% of truck drivers suffer from serious diseases of the spine. Because truck drivers stay seated for long periods of time, back pain is among the most common injury risks drivers face especially. This video is meant to support drivers to prevent back problems. It provides tips, information and important facts on ergonomics to prevent back problems in professional drivers. Exercises to relieve and relax the muscles are also presented.

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Language of original language description: 
German

Other data

Sector / Industry covered: 
TRASPORT U ĦAŻNA
Telekomunikazzjoni
Perikli: 
Pożizzjonijiet skomdi
Tqandil manwali tat-tagħbija
Pożizzjonijiet statiċi - bilqiegħda
Health effects: 
Uġigħ jew korriment fid-dahar
MSDs mhux speċifikati
Prevention measures: 
Titjib fit-tekniki ta’ xogħol individwali (eż. pożizzjonijiet ta’ tqandil manwali)
Eżerċizzji
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
Oħrajn
Purpose of the material: 
Taħriġ
Informazzjoni ġenerali
Udjenza fil-mira: 
Ħaddiema
Tip ta’ Riżors viżwali: 
Film
Priority area: 
Prevenzjoni
Date of Publication / Year : 
2011