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.
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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Information booklet with tips for a healthy back when working in wood and metal works for employees. It gives global information about the back, information on the effects of lifting, pushing and pulling on the back as well as tips on posture (both sitting and standing) . Lastly it contains some...
This leaflet focuses on Carpal Tunnel 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.
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.
Case study 5.6 in this report: A large retail bakery in the United Kingdom decided to take the opportunity of refurbishment plans to reduce the risk of upper-limb disorders in its predominately female workforce. Independent ergonomists assessed the suitability of its current food preparation benches...
In collaboration with the IRSST and Auto Prevention, the research team produced five fact sheets on MSD prevention, grouped in a single PDF: car aesthetics; bodywork; mechanics under the hood; mechanics under the vehicle; tire service.
This video explains how to avoid and reduce upper limb MSDs in the automotive sector.