The German Social Accident Isurance for the construction industry BG BAU has set up an information platform for ergonomic equipment, tools and machines. It is meant to provide ideas and information about products that can reduce physical stress and prevent work related musculoskeletal dieseases.
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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Flexifit, a graphic character presented by the German statutory accident insurance for the construction sector BG Bau, shows you exercises that help to stretch your body and loosen up your muscles. The exercises can be done at your wokplace or at home, so that you can enjoy your evening relaxed and...
Welding is a strenuous occupation involving work in awkward postures and handling heavy equipment. This can lead to muscular strain and painful tension. The following exercises have been specially developed for welders exposed to ergonomic risks. Regular training can help to stimulate and improve...
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.
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.
Stretching in construction is an initiative by BELA BAU - movement and ergonomics in construction training. The poster aims to sensitise young workers to practice stretching.
In this brochure suggestions are given to reduce the physical strain on workers in building and construction. In this way, work gets done more efficiently, and employees will stay healthy, more productive and will be longer able to do their job. This informative brochure contains a lot of real...