In this case study, the Labrenne cleaning group was facing occupational illnesses among its cleaning workers. In order to prevent MSDs, the company decided to produce its own model of hanging wastebasket. This allows to prevent workers from having to bend too much. After trials at headquarters...
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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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.
The German Social Accident Insurance for Trade and Distribution of Goods BGHW awards innovative ideas in the field of occupational safety and health. The company "Reifen Müller" a service for car tires was awarded for an overall concept to lighten the loads for their workers. Changing car tires can...
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...
In collaboration with the IRSST and Auto Prevention, the research team produced five fact sheets on MSD prevention, grouped in a single PDF: car aesthetics; bodywork; mechanics under the hood; mechanics under the vehicle; tire service.
This video explains how to avoid and reduce upper limb MSDs in the automotive 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.