Workers in the construction industry perform physically demanding work. The physical strain is often high. This can lead to complaints to the neck, shoulder and back, and thus even to sickness absence and disability. Almost half of the absenteeism in the construction industry is caused by these...
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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Tools to lighten the work in construction are described in several tools, in the 'arbocatalogi' (a catalogue of practical measures customised to the specificities of the construction sector) and on the website of Volandis. In order to make sure users use the tools in the right way, behavioural...
On this website, several tools intended to help / guide companies to assess and prevent physical load. The tools presented are: Hand-arm vibration exposure calculator ; NIOSH method, factsheets on both physical load and sitting, and a tool on how to determine a policy on physical load.
Physically demanding work can have nasty consequences for the body of an employee. There are many different ways to deal with physically demanding work. Read in this Océ practical story how they have dealt with physically demanding work.
This guidance is about the correct posture for workers in the hairdressing industry. It provides guidelines and tips on how to make sure workers have the right posture and contains some tips on how to adjust your equipment in the proper way.
This brochure is intended to reduce the physical strain of those affected by measures that lie within their own scope of action; show body-appropriate, back-friendly behaviours and working techniques; make limits of physical resilience visible;- offer a small selection of strengthening and balancing...