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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Guides & Tools L-Italja English
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EU-OSHA
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EU-OSHA

Farming involves a lot of repetitive work. Manual handling and lifting in particular can cause strain and awkward positions. Outdoor work and specificities of terrain make the design of agricultural machinery challenging. This discussion paper looks at the use of mechanisation to reduce the risk of...

Guides & Tools Il-Ġermanja German
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Professional association for wood and metal
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Berufsgenossenschaft Holz und Metall

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.

Guides & Tools Il-Ġermanja German
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German Social Accident Insurance for the wood and metal industry
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Berufsgenossenschaft Holz und Metall

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...

Guides & Tools Spanja Spanish
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Occupational Health and safety Institue of Galicia (ISSGA)
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Instituto de Seguridade e Saúde Laboral de Galicia (ISSGA)

Guide of good practice to prevent musculoskeletal disorders in cattle farms. It gives advice and exercises. For each task, it indicates biomechanical risk factors and MSD risk factor (shoulder, neck, elbow, hand, wrist and back)

Guides & Tools Il-Belġju French , Dutch
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Federal Public Service Employment, Labor and Social Dialogue
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Service public fédéral Emploi, Travail et Concertation sociale

The brochure, specifically designed for workers in the agricultural and green space sectors, answers three questions: What is a musculoskeletal disorder? What are the risks of MSDs? And most importantly, how can MSDs be prevented? The brochure, written by PREVENT, is illustrated with photos showing...

Guides & Tools Il-Belġju French , Dutch
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Federal Public Service Employment, Labor and Social Dialogue
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Service public fédéral Emploi, Travail et Concertation sociale

The brochure, specifically designed for farmers, answers three questions: What is a musculoskeletal disorder? What are the risks of MSDs? And most importantly, how can MSDs be prevented? The brochure, written by PREVENT, is illustrated with photos showing real work situations.

Case study In-Netherlands English
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EU OSHA
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EU OSHA

In greenhouse horticulture, cultivation of strawberries is done on high racks, so-called gullies. The strawberry plants are at a height of 150-160 cm. To pull the blossoms through and clear out the plants, the workers usually walk on 30 cm high stilts. Because of the height and resulting insecurity...