E-fact 38 - Work equipment, tools and cleaners

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E-fact 38 - Work equipment, tools and cleaners

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
EU
Languages

Bulgarian

Czech

Danish

German

Estonian

Greek

English

Spanish

French

Icelandic

Italian

Latvian

Lithuanian

Hungarian

Malti

Dutch

Polish

Romanian

Slovak

Slovenian

Finnish

Swedish

Provider
Provider (English)
EU OSHA
Provider (Original)
EU OSHA

Description

The E-Fact explains the steps of the risk assessment process, including identifying hazards and evaluating risks. It also includes two case studies on preventing harm and a checklist of the most common hazards associated with the use of cleaning equipment.

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Language of original language description

Bulgarian

Czech

Danish

German

Estonian

Greek

English

Spanish

French

Italian

Latvian

Lithuanian

Hungarian

Malti

Dutch

Polish

Romanian

Slovak

Slovenian

Finnish

Swedish

Other data

Sector / Indrustry covered
Čistiace činnosti
Hazards
Awkward postures
Fast-paced work
Forceful movements
Manual handling of loads
Vibrations
Health effects
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Lower limb disorders
Neck and shoulder disorders
MSDs unspecified
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
Všetci (žiadna konkrétna skupina)
Women
Prevention measures
Elimination of hazards
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Worker participation
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Reducing/minimising the risk by organisational measures, e.g. reducing the number of workers exposed, job rotation
Adjustments/support for chronic MSD disorder/disease/pain suffers
Purpose of the material
Warning message/Alert
General information
Awareness raising
Guidance
Risk assessment
Target audience
Employers
Managers
Worker representatives
Workers
Priority area
Prevencia
Year
2008