This checklist includes questions on working postures of the back and neck, arms and hands, legs during sitting and standing tasks. It also gives examples of the type of action at a technical, organisational and individual level that can be put in place to prevent or reduce the risks caused by...
Għodda prattika u gwida dwar disturbi muskoloskeletali
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Chrodis Plus Chronic diseases and employment Workbox includes 2 elements: a training toolkit and a toolkit for workplaces. Its practical resources support workplaces to: measure, evaluate and strengthen the inclusiveness of workplaces and the work ability of employees with chronic conditions; foster...
This website provides all sort of information on MSDs, including legislation, best practices, tools and risk assessment.
This website contains information about avoiding harmful load on the lower back. It contains a slideshow on loads on the lower back and several images that display what to aim for and what to avoid when using the lower back.
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...
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.
This website provides basic information on ways to reduce the strain of repetitive work. These tips can be applied to repetitive work in all sectors.