This paper extends knowledge on MSDs in multiple sclerosis (MS) and their effect on the working activities of those affected. The work conditions and environment of people with MS often need to be adapted to their health status, as factors related to work, support and symptoms affect the ability to...
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 case study from Finland looks at how participatory workshops for kitchen workers can help them to identify, analyse and implement solutions to MSD-related risks. An external expert coordinated a participatory intervention project. It involved carrying out a series of workshops for 504 kitchen...
Practical and visual course teaching the best way to use all the different devices we might see each day so that we don’t hurt ourselves. The course covers things like computers, laptops, tablets, games consoles and smart phones. It takes around 10 minutes to complete.
Movement and physical awareness are central components of school health promotion and prevention. Physical activity has a high impact on both physical and mental health. Today, children are confronted with a much more sedentary living environment than before therefore, more movement needs to be...
This video explains what MSDs are, who they affect and their impact on businesses. It also stresses the importance of involving all actors in a company at all stages, starting with line managers and workers.
This factsheet provides information about the health problems, health hazards related to working in a standind positions. It also provides recommendations for improving workplace design and how to reduce the effects of working in this posture.
This factsheets explain how continuous standing or sitting while working is a common source of discomfort and fatigue. Frequent changes of body positions, including alternating between sitting and standing, helps to avoid fatigue.