The leaflet published by the Swiss Accident Insurance SUVA provides 10 compensatory excercises for workers in the transport sector to prevent back pain.
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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Manual patient handling is one of the major occupational risks for healthcare workers. Of primary concern are back injuries and shoulder strains, which can both, be severely debilitating. There are several factors, which make patient handling activities hazardous and hereby increase the risk of...
Prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) is common among farmers as agriculture work is highly physically demanding. In Switzerland at the Agricultural Institute in Grangeneuve sport is an integral part of the training. The young farmers learn how to maintain a healthy body during 40 working...
Loading and unloading of vehicles are activities which heighten the chance of workplace injuries. Manual handling includes lifting, but also usually climbing, pushing, and pulling, all of which pose the risk of injury to the back. In many cases there is a lack of the necessary training and tools...
How do you load or unload vehicles in your company? Is manual loading and unloading carried out safely in your company? This checklist provides tips and helps you to manage risk during loading and unloading procedures.
Most back injuries result from improper lifting. Protect your back by practicing proper lifting and carrying techniques.This brochure shows you correct lifting and carrying techniques. With pictures and information you will learn how to safely lift and carry loads.
This brochure for professionals in the help and care industry can be used for the selection of ergonomic equipment. The instructions provided in this document are helpful to find the adequate aids and measures to avoid physical stress.