This series of short informative case studies looks at a range of policy level initiatives across Europe and beyond aiming to prevent and manage work-related MSDs. The studies focus on achievements, factors contributing to their success and challenges encountered, and transferability to other...
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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In this video, workers in ranching, mining, timber and fire talk about the history of hard work in Montana and the promising future of working smarter and safer than ever. This video is made in honour of the 100th anniversary of Montana’s Workers’ Compensation Act and made by the Montana State Fund...
This brochure is aimed at workers and their safety representatives with the aim of raising awareness and involving everyone in the prevention of MSDs, both through proper individual behaviour, respectful of their own health and that of others, and to ask the employer for appropriate instructions and...
The printer manufacturer company emphasizes the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders. Many tasks in manufacturing require repetitive movements. The aim was to redesign the workstation in order to eliminate the risk due to incorrect posture and repetitive movements of the upper limbs.
The shaft assembly phase (when inserting the steel shaft into the body) of yacht building was particularly critical. The risk of manual handling was very important. A new design of the shafting and handling system was required.
This project was initiated with the intention of helping nursery growers, vegetable, berry and dairy farmers to tackle these and other occupational safety and health problems and to improve profits.