Reducing the risk of back injuries on the farm

Tip: 
Guides & Tools
Country: 
L-Irlanda
Languages: 
English
Provider: 
Health and safety autority

Deskrizzjoni

This guide presents findings on the prevalence of musculoskeletal injury among Irish farmers and on the impact of such injuries, describes the main risk factors for back injury, explains how to manage these risks when planning work activities on the farm, and  suggests ways of organising work activities to reduce risk.

 

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Language of original language description: 
English

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Sector / Industry covered: 
AGRIKOLTURA, FORESTRIJA U SAJD
Perikli: 
Tqandil manwali tat-tagħbija
Movimenti bis-saħħa
Pożizzjonijiet skomdi
Health effects: 
Uġigħ jew korriment fid-dahar
Prevention measures: 
Eliminazzjoni tal-perikli
Titjib fit-tekniki ta’ xogħol individwali (eż. pożizzjonijiet ta’ tqandil manwali)
Pariri u miżuri sempliċi
Miżuri tekniċi eż. tagħmir ergonomiku
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
Kollha (l-ebda grupp speċifiku)
Purpose of the material: 
Gwida
Udjenza fil-mira: 
Kollha (l-ebda udjenza fil-mira speċifika)
Priority area: 
Prevenzjoni
Date of Publication / Year : 
2018