This booklet provides information on risk assessment and prevention for occupational health and safety experts and works councils in woodwork and metalwork. It contains information about risk assessments in both the factory floor as well as the risks associated with working in the office.
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 leaflet focuses on Hypothenar Hammner Syndrome and what to do if you have similar complaints. It is designed for workers in both the wood and metal industry, but it's principles can be used in other sectors as well.
There are a number of risk factors associated with pushing and pulling of loads. Using manual trucks and trolleys rather than carrying material is a good idea. However, pushing and pulling these devices can strain your back, shoulders, and arms if not handled properly. This brochure provided by the...
If you are driving a vehicle, regardless if it is a forklift a delivery van or another company car, you are exposed to health risks every day. It is necessary to keep fit and thus to reduce the risk of musculoskeletal diseases. Take care of yourself and others! The information in this brochure are...
This guide provides information on why a prevention policy needs to be implemented for the prevention of back pain disorders in the transport sector. It explains the causes, and provides preventive solutions in the transport sector and how to implement them with the help of pictures.
The manual handling of loads can lead to discomfort, pain or injury to the musculoskeletal system and can also lead to occupational accidents. ErgoCheck shows how to handle loads in an ergonomically. In addition you will find exercises to relax and strengthen your back.