Lifting and carrying heavy loads, working in awkward postures and performing repetitive movements with increased physical efforts can damage the health of your back, joints and muscles. This information sheet shows how you can prevent musculoskeletal disorders in the construction industry.
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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Precast concrete is a form of concrete that is prepared, cast and cured off-site. The Lithonplus GmbH & Co. KG is one of the leading manufacturers of concrete products for gardening and landscaping. These elements are often produced in special shapes. After the concrete is cured, the elements have...
This guidance is about the correct posture for workers in the hairdressing industry. It provides guidelines and tips on how to make sure workers have the right posture and contains some tips on how to adjust your equipment in the proper way.
The film is part of a campaign 'Jugend-will-sich-er-leben' (Youth want to push limits - but not beyond safety) to raise awareness for safety and health at work among apprentices. Nico, a young worker, learns about safe handling loads and how to prevent backproblems. The video is made by cut-out...
Stretching in construction is an initiative by BELA BAU - movement and ergonomics in construction training. The poster aims to sensitise young workers to practice stretching.
The incidence of low back pain in construction workers is consistently reported as being higher than in all other industries. Lifting and carrying weights of more than 25 kg and working overhead and in bad postures leads to back problems. Younger workers are often more prone to muskuloskeletal...