Leader in the bed-lift market, the sheet metal company ATL Production manufactures equipment in Aubusson designed to improve the working conditions of hotel staff. Faced with numerous occupational hazards, it has transformed its workshop to better care for its employees Bed lifts, which account for...
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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Welding is a strenuous occupation involving work in awkward postures and handling heavy equipment. This can lead to muscular strain and painful tension. The following exercises have been specially developed for welders exposed to ergonomic risks. Regular training can help to stimulate and improve...
Manufacturers of machines are required to minimise the strain, fatigue, and mental strain of machine operators, taking into account ergonomic principles already in place when designing the machine. Ergonomic criteria are an integral part of such requirements. They ensure that human users and...
This booklet provides information on risk assessment and prevention for occupational health and safety experts and works councils in woodwork and metalwork. It contains information about risk assessments in both the factory floor as well as the risks associated with working in the office.
This leaflet focuses on Hypothenar Hammner Syndrome and what to do if you have similar complaints. It is designed for workers in both the wood and metal industry, but it's principles can be used in other sectors as well.
It is particularly important to adapt the workplace to your needs, when you are doing precision work (e.g. watch manufacture). Very important are the correct working height, armrests and sufficient light. This brochure shows how to properly set up your workplace when performing precision work.