In this case study, the Labrenne cleaning group was facing occupational illnesses among its cleaning workers. In order to prevent MSDs, the company decided to produce its own model of hanging wastebasket. This allows to prevent workers from having to bend too much. After trials at headquarters...
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 is one in a series of discussion papers looking at sectors that have a high prevalence of MSDs. It summarises the findings of a review undertaken as part of the ergoHair project, which aims to promote a healthy and safe working environment in the hairdressing sector.
ergoHair – Development and promotion of a healthy and safe working environment through the design of ergonomic workplaces and work processes in the hairdressing sector. The reports Cut to the Chase! provides ergonomic tips fpr employers and employees.
ergoHair – Development and promotion of a healthy and safe working environment through the design of ergonomic workplaces and work processes in the hairdressing sector. This document provides a selection of good practice examples of ergonomics inthe hairdressing sector in Europe.
Work-related musculoskeletal complaints are frequent among hairdressers. These complaints are mainly caused by static load induced by prolonged standing periods, out to the side position of upper arms, twisting and bending and awkward gripping of utensils combined with repetitive forceful movements...
This brochure is aimed at hairdressers. It makes considerable use of photos showing real work situations and drawings of postures to illustrate hazards and good practices. It also includes pictures of simple exercises to help relieve the effects of static work postures. The brochure answers three...