This guide presents the risks factors related to the manual handling of loads, the biomechanical principles of safety and economy of effort, and how to use the body.
Għodda prattika u gwida dwar disturbi muskoloskeletali
Sabiex ikun faċli għall-postijiet tax-xogħol biex jivvalutaw u jimmaniġġjaw ir-riskji MSD, il-bażi ta’ data tagħna, li hi faċli biex tintuża, tinkludi varjetà ta’ għodda prattika u materjal ta’ gwida żviluppati fil-livelli nazzjonali u tal-UE.
Ir-riżorsi jinkludu studji tal-każijiet u materjali viżwali u jkopru firxa wiesgħa ta’ setturi, tipi ta’ periklu u miżuri ta’ prevenzjoni. Xi wħud huma mmirati speċifikament lejn ċerti atturi, pereżempju l-impjegaturi, il-ħaddiema jew il-maniġers, u xi wħud lejn il-ġestjoni ta’ MSDs fost gruppi speċifiċi ta’ ħaddiema. Ir-riżorsi jistgħu jiġu ffiltrati skont kwalunkwe waħda minn dawn jew skont varjetà ta’ kategoriji oħra, għaldaqstant ma jistax ikun aktar faċli biex issib eżattament dak li qed tfittex.
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Many chronic back pains are caused by faulty posture and improper handling of loads. This manual describes how the loads should be handled correctly to avoid overloading and back pain. The website also shows examples of exercise for back, shoulder, elbow and knee pain.
Presentation of examples of ergonomic solutions in logistics in a car factory. This document displays real working conditions and the solutions that are given can be easily transferred to other sectors or companies.
All the organisation of work associated with the grape harvesting and transportation to the processing equipment was implemented with the objective of reducing, as much as possible, the manual effort associated with the transportation of grapes from the vines to the processing equipment and...
Traditionally the collecting of fruits was performed using mobile ladders (extension ladders and double sided step ladders). The efficiency of the collection process was very low and the risk to accidents and health problems to the workers was very high. Simultaneously to reduce workload on the...
This brochure is intended to raise awareness on safety and health at work with visual display equipment. It provides office workers guidance on setting up the work environment in a correct manner.
This factsheet provides information about the adoption of correct ergonomic postures at the workplace