This little booklet is intended to give you some pointers on how pulling and pushing can be made less stressful and more secure. This information is not specific for one sector, it's principles and key points can be used by every company where pushing and pulling takes place.
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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In supermarkets and shopping malls, workers have to push a number of shopping trolleys back to the trolley parking place. Pushing trolleys is a physically demanding work that may put workers at risk of muskuloskeletal dieseases. EDEKA in Minden (Germany) developped a pushing aid for trolleys using...
The brochure, specifically designed for workers in the waste management sector. The brochure 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...
This brochure is designed for managers and employees of retail facilities, especially those who work in manual handling, working in conditions that are not adapted to their physical and mental requirements or at risk of cold. The managerial staff will learn how to organize work in accordance with...
The work tasks conducted in the retail sector require people to engage in many different types of manual handling. This brochure helps with assessing the risks and gives insights in avoiding these risks.
This guide provides useful information and good practices on manual handling in the field of companies operating in the retail sector.
This booklet provides several tips on how to avoid MSDs in the field of waste collection. This booklet mostly addresses Pupshing and pulling, but organisational factors are addressed as well. The principles about pushing and pulling (containers) can be applied to different sectors as well.