This case study presents the successful return to work of a project manager after a year of absence due to piriformis syndrome, which causes pain brought on by prolonged sitting, among other things. Contact and support from her manager and colleagues throughout the worker’s absence made her feel...
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 brochure is intended for all professions. It aims to clarify work-related musculoskeletal problems and present solutions in the work environment that can prevent and / or reduce the frequency of these common problems.
This simple tipsheet provides several tips to protect the musculoskeletal system at work. These tips are easily applicable in different sectors.
This book offers a multi-faceted orientation in the prerequisites for healthy and effective human work. It is intended to help budding system designers and production engineers tackle these design challenges holistically.
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...
This document provides instructions associated with the Workplace Ergonomic Risk Assessment (WERA) method, and observational tool developed to provide a method of screening the working task quickly for exposure physical risk factor associated with MSDs.
The Workplace Ergonomic Risk Assessment (WERA) method is an observational tool that covers an extensive range of physical risk factors including posture, repetition, forceful, vibration, contact stress and task duration: Is also involves the five main body regions to be assessed (shoulder, wrists...