This brochure is about what employers and employees are responsible for preventing injuries due to incorrect or inappropriate loads. It includes a checklist for helping identify risks.
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 brochure provides information about counteracting load damage and load accidents in the construction industry. It will help employers, employees, safety representatives, builders and projectors to prevent the risks.
This video contains a summary review of the research-based knowledge of what physical variation is, what types of measures one can think of in working life to increase (or change) the content of variation in a job, and what evidence exists for different types of action Indeed, increased variation (e...
The first part of this video concerns MSDs in a fish factory. By looking at the organisational differences in men's and women's tasks it shows how this leads to gender differences in the ill health suffered by the men and women. It is an animation film with voiceover. Available in English and...
This website provides basic information on ways to reduce MSDs through different physical workload factors, such as sitting, thermal conditions, and static work.
This is an app that allows to easily measure the load on an arm. The app gives direct answers on how an arm is loaded, angle on the arm and can easily be used to compare two different working methods. The results of the measurements are visible in the app and can be saved as a file that can be...
This website provides information about physiological norms and rules for manual handling of weights. It gives insights in the correct European law on this topic.