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.
Poster showing with drawings the main basic aspects of the mobilisation of people, as well as mobilization techniques and technical aids to facilitate mobilisation and MSDs prevention.
This checklist provides guidance on the ergonomic design of a medication cart as this impacts patient and staff safety and health issues. The checklist is not a list of features, but rather a list of items that affect ease of use, safety, and effectiveness and reduce the chance of a medical error...
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 guide provides practical information on managing the risk of injury from manual handling activities in the healthcare sector.
This video of a risk assessment case study shows carers lifting a bed-bound patient in order to change a mattress. It points out the risks and gives a solution for the problems showed.