This series of short informative case studies looks at a range of policy level initiatives across Europe and beyond aiming to prevent and manage work-related MSDs. The studies focus on achievements, factors contributing to their success and challenges encountered, and transferability to other...
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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Interwiew with an egonomic-expert about the holistic understanding of the development of back pain.
The guide is structured as follows: first the basic concepts relating to musculoskeletal disorders, then the accident rate is analysed, especially the incidence of musculoskeletal disorders in the butchery sector, and finally the risk of physical stress is assessed and preventive measures and good...
The brochure, specifically designed for butchers, answers three questions: What is a musculoskeletal disorder? What are the risks of MSDs? And most importantly, how can MSDs be prevented? The brochure, written by PREVENT, is illustrated with photos showing real work situations.
The meat idustry is a labour-intensive industry. Workers are dealing with manual handling of heavy loads of meat at high frequency. They work under pressure to maintain high rates of work, performing stressful repetitive motions combined with awkward postures. These and many other factors can...
This video of a risk assessment case study shows hospital staff sorting linen into laundry bags and putting bags into linen cages. It points out the risks and gives a solution for the problems showed.
This video of a risk assesment case study shows a meat carcass being transferred manually from a truck to a weighing scales pior to processing operations. It points out the risks and gives a solution for the problems showed.