This case study examines the ErgoKita project, which studied risk factors for musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in nursery-school teachers and the effects of an intervention. It started with physiological work measurement, covering awkward postures such as sitting and lifting, and included provision...
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.
Hairdressing is a sector particularly affected by musculoskeletal disorders (MSD). Carsat Centre-Ouest, the Direccte and an inter-company occupational health service in the Haute-Vienne have devoted a prevention action to this sector. It brought to light a new work tool, scissors without rings, with...
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 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.