There is strong evidence that psychosocial and organisational factors raise the risk of MSDs, especially when combined with physical risks. This discussion paper gives an overview of the prevalence of MSDs in Europe and looks at the case of Italy, where a growing phenomenon of MSDs in the workplace...
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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Home-based working has some advantages, such as saving time on the office commute. However, it is also associated with an increase in prolonged sitting, social isolation from colleagues and difficulty in disconnecting. This info sheet explains why this can have a negative impact on teleworkers’...
This PPT focuses on home-based telework and why it should be part of every employer’s risk assessment process. It also describes the main work-related MSD risk factors associated with telework and provides preventive measures to address them.
This PPT focuses on home-based telework and why it should be part of every employer’s risk assessment process. It also brings up how employers should establish a telework policy that includes provisions on occupational risk assessment, ergonomic equipment, working hours and expected results.
This case study looks at the collaboration of the Carsat occupational health and prevention organisation with factory management and employees to improve existing safety and health measures for line operators at an agribusiness packaging factory in France. The participatory approach involved...
The work of viticulture (grape producing) workers involves long hours of repetitive movements in awkward postures. This case study highlights how a participatory intervention reduced the risk of MSDs in the sect
This case study highlights how training a team of staff members in risk prevention helped a hotel in France independently analyse risks and implement solutions regarding workers’ health and safety.