Prevention strategies for MSDs in the healthcare sector

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Prevention strategies for MSDs in the healthcare sector

Prevention strategies for MSDs in the healthcare sector

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
EU
Languages

English

Provider
Provider (English)
EU OSHA
Provider (Original)
EU OSHA

Description

This articles presents MSDs as the leading cause of work-related health problems in the healthcare sector. The effects for staff, organisations and society include sickness absence, injuries and disability, increased costs, higher employee turnover, lower productivity and staff leaving the healthcare profession.

This articles presents MSDs as the leading cause of work-related health problems in the healthcare sector. The effects for staff, organisations and society include sickness absence, injuries and disability, increased costs, higher employee turnover, lower productivity and staff leaving the healthcare profession.

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Sector / Indrustry covered
ATTIVITAJIET MARBUTA MAS-SAĦĦA UMANA U ĦIDMA SOĊJALI
Hazards
Pożizzjonijiet skomdi
Tqandil manwali tat-tagħbija
Organizzazzjoni tax-xogħol ħażina
Perikli psikosoċjali/ta’ stress
Movimenti/xogħol ripetittiv(i)
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
Stress
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
Kollha (l-ebda grupp speċifiku)
Prevention measures
Eliminazzjoni tal-perikli
Titjib fit-tekniki ta’ xogħol individwali (eż. pożizzjonijiet ta’ tqandil manwali)
Miżuri tekniċi eż. tagħmir ergonomiku
Taħriġ/gwida (għall-ħaddiema)
Purpose of the material
Informazzjoni ġenerali
Sensibilizzazzjoni
Valutazzjoni tar-riskju
Target audience
Kollha (l-ebda udjenza fil-mira speċifika)
Priority area
Prevenzjoni
Year
2020