The aim of this article is to provide a guide for the selection of easy-to-use, usable and research-based assessment tools for the assessment of risk for work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs) during the SLIC Campaign 2022 ‘Healthy Workplaces Lighten the load’.
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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Executive Summary - Musculoskeletal disorders and psychosocial risk factors in the workplace — statistical analysis of EU-wide survey data
This report presents a conceptual framework to explain work-related risk factors for MSDs and mental wellbeing. It analyses data from the latest EWCS and ESENER to explore how job characteristics of individual workers (such as biomechanical and psychosocial factors) and company-level occupational...
This infosheet provides an overview of body and hazard mapping techniques and highlights their value in identifying and preventing work-related MSDs. It lists the resources you need to run a hazard or body mapping session in your own workplace and provides step-by-step guidance.
These resources are to enable organisations to use Napo films to raise awareness about health and safety topics (including MSDs) within groups of their own staff and supply chains. The resources will enable organisations to deliver advice on health and safety topics, and will help generate...
This guide presents a practical approach to preventing and managing work-related psychosocial risks and musculoskeletal disorders. Tailored to the needs of micro and small businesses, the guide suggests a straightforward five-step process for improving the work environment to tackle these issues.
Handbook for the detection, evaluation and elimination of ergonomic risks in the workplace. The manual outlines the basic procedures and recommendations for quickly and easily identifying those ergonomic risks in the workplace that can lead to so-called musculoskeletal disorders. Also, this guide...
Recommendations for promoting physical activity and preventing sedentary behavior in the work environment
This booklet gives information about physical activity and preventing sedentary behaviour in the work environment. It contains information about the health effects as well as practical tips in order to stay physically active during work.