This case study is about a female worker in the retail industry who has suffered from chondromalacia — a condition that causes abnormal softening or deterioration of cartilage in joints — for 2 years. Good communication and working relationships have proven to be instrumental in enabling her to...
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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ARTEX is a small sewing plant with 14 female employees working five-day single shifts. Repetitive tasks, performed seated, increase the risk of MSDs. In addition to legally-required medical checks, assessment of individual workstations led to improvements in work organisation, layout and equipment...
This guide describes the characteristics of lifting and handling operations and devices, the assessment of the loads during lifting and handling, the effects of assistive devices on musculoskeletal system, how to select assistive devices, and recommendations and guidelines for the use of assistive...
This manual provides guidance on the health consequences of a non-ergonomic workstation and about workstation equipment, spatial organisation of the computer workstation, organisation of working time, multi-monitor workstations and working with a tablet and laptop
The film was made as part of the Multi-Annual Program "Improving safety and working conditions" stage II, task No. 04.A.14, entitled "Developing programs to promote physical activity among employees to reduce musculoskeletal discomfort and improve work quality
This guide provides recommendations on how to work on screen and avoid MSDs. It also provides some simple exercises on how to avoid MSDs.