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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Guides & Tools Il-Ġermanja German , English
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German Social Accident Insurance for the energy, textile, electrical and media products sectors (BG ETEM)
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Berufsgenossenschaft Energie Textil Elektro Medienerzeugnisse (BG ETEM)

Sewing involves repeated movements of the shoulder and arm, a static position of the spine and lower extremities, as well as the inclination forward while the job is done throughout the workinghours. Sewing machine operators have shoulder and neck problems. An ergonomically designed workstation...

Guides & Tools L-Ungerija Hungarian
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BDSZ - Bánya-, Energia és Ipari dolgozók Szakszervezete

The publication give details about occupational diseases caused by working in the light industry, and provides information about the prevention options.

Case study Franza French
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National Agency for the Improvement of Working Conditions (ANACT)
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Agence nationale pour l’amélioration des conditions de travail (ANACT)

This case study takes place in a family business with a hundred employees specialized in the manufacture of textiles. The company was confronted with a high level of stress at the workstations (repetitive movements, suspended arms, manual handling, etc.). Two experts in industrial organization and...

Case study EU, Ir-Renju Unit English
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EU-OSHA
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EU-OSHA

Case study 5.6 in this report: A large retail bakery in the United Kingdom decided to take the opportunity of refurbishment plans to reduce the risk of upper-limb disorders in its predominately female workforce. Independent ergonomists assessed the suitability of its current food preparation benches...

Case study Il-Ġermanja German , English
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IFA - Institute for Occupational Safety and Health of the German Social Accident Insurance
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IFA - Institut für Arbeitsschutz der Deutschen Gesetzlichen Unfallversicherung

Workers in the German sewing industry showed an elevated sickness rate and absences from work due to illness. The German statutory accident insurance for the laether and textile industrie (now BGETEM) launched a research project with the aim of developing an ergonomic sewing workplace and a...

Case study EU, L-Awstrija, Il-Belġju, L-Estonja, Il-Finlandja, Il-Greċja, L-Italja, Il-Litwanja, Is-Slovakkja English
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EU OSHA
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EU OSHA

The Lighten the Load campaign featured the Good Practice Awards, which recognise organisations that have made outstanding and innovative contributions to tackling MSDs. The awards promote and encourage practical solutions in workplaces and share this good practice around Europe. This publication...

Guides & Tools L-Awstrija German
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Austrian Labour inspection
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Arbeitsinspektion

This website provides practical advice and guidance to prevent musculoskeletal disorders for workers in the retail and grocery sector. Retail workers are at risk of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). While workers working at counters have to stand for long time, the work for cashiers is associated...