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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This article presents the data sheets developed by INAIL-CONTARP to assess the risk of many non-standardisable repetitive tasks in the sector. The method used was the OCRA checklist. This method has proved to be reliable and allows users to draw up a map of the risk for repetitive work.
This guide describes the characteristics of lifting and handling operations and devices, the assessment of the loads during lifting and handling, the effects of assistive devices on musculoskeletal system, how to select assistive devices, and recommendations and guidelines for the use of assistive...
This practical guide provides information about how to perform a correct manual handling of loads under optimal ergonomic conditions.
The publication presents the most important principles of organisation and ways of performing work in sitting and standing positions, related to manual transport and activities such as lifting, carrying, pulling, pushing in hospitals, nursing homes and nursing homes.
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...
5 films showing the correct postures when handling loads. The website that contains these videos also supplies some links to more detailed information about the manual handling of loads.