Type Visual resources, Guides & Tools
This brochure is about ergonomics in cleaning. Images show examples of incorrect and correct use of the tools in cleaning or posture. Because of the fact that only a few words are used, this brochure is ideal for an industry where people with different language skills work and can be used in all...
Type Case study
ProviderAustrian Labour Inspectorate
Health care has been identified as an environment exposed to physical strain. Health care workers are exposed to ergonomic risks such as heavy loads when handling of immobile patients. The Austrian Labor Inspectorate has summarized good practical examples from the health sector in a report. You...
Type Case study
EU, L-Awstrija, Il-Belġju, L-Estonja, Il-Finlandja, Il-Greċja, L-Italja, Il-Litwanja, Is-Slovakkja
The Lighten the Load campaign featured the Good Practice Awards, which recognise organisations that have made outstanding and innovative contributions to tackling MSDs. The awards promote and encourage practical solutions in workplaces and share this good practice around Europe. This publication...
Type Visual resources
This poster gives advice on how to lift loads and how to make sure you have the correct posture during lifting and/or handling different goods.
Type Guides & Tools
Rapid Upper Limb Assessment (RULA) is a survey method developed for use in ergonomic investigations of workplaces where work related upper limb disorders are reported. RULA is a screening tool that assesses biomechanical and postural loading on the whole body with particular attention to the neck,...