The SME MD Group, a small public works company, has an ambitious and effective risk prevention policy. Exposed to the risks traditionally encountered in the construction industry - manual handling, falls from height, hand tools - it involves all its staff in the discussions and implements solutions...
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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This discussion paper looks at the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in the construction sector in the EU and in Italy in particular and at the tasks that put workers at risk, such as manual lifting and awkward postures.
Lifting and carrying heavy loads, working in awkward postures and repetitive movements with increased physical efforts can damage the health of your back, joints and muscles. This leaflet shows how you can prevent musculoskeletal disorders in the construction industry.
Sewing involves repeated movements of the shoulder and arm, a static position of the spine and lower extremities, as well as the inclination forward while the job is done throughout the workinghours. Sewing machine operators have shoulder and neck problems. An ergonomically designed workstation...
Ritou SARL is a family business, specialising in roofing. Its director has not hesitated to invest to improve the working conditions of his employees. A former roofer himself, the manager of this family business specialising in roofing is particularly aware of the risks of the trade. With the help...
This factsheet aims to provide data on the incidence of the main occupational diseases related to the construction sector, including musculoskeletal disorders.