Good practice guide - Occupational health in the canned tuna sector

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Good practice guide - Occupational health in the canned tuna sector

Guía de buenas prácticas_salud laboral en el sector de la conserva de atún

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
Španielsko
Languages

Spanish

Provider
Provider (English)
Occupational Health and safety Institue of Galicia (ISSGA)
Provider (Original)
Instituto de Seguridade e Saúde Laboral de Galicia (ISSGA).

Description

This guide of good practices is aimed at workers in the canned tuna sector with the aim of responding to occupational health problems in a sector characterized by being highly feminized and presenting specific risks of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). This guide, which aims to disseminate in a simple way the basic measures for the prevention of MSDs among female workers, is the result of a biomechanical study for all jobs in the existing production chain in companies in the canned tuna sector. It gives very practical information and indicates le level of risk for each posture and task,

 

Esta guía de buenas prácticas  se dirige a las trabajadoras del sector de la conserva de atún con el objetivo de dar respuesta a la problemática de salud laboral en un sector caracterizado por estar muy feminizado y por presentar riesgos específicos de trastornos músculo-esqueléticos (TME). Esta guía, que pretende divulgar de una manera sencilla las medidas básicas para la prevención de TME entre las trabajadoras, es resultado de un estudio biomecánico para todos los puestos de trabajo de la cadena productiva existente en las empresas del sector de la conserva de atún.

 

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Spanish

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Sector / Indrustry covered
POĽNOHOSPODÁRSTVO, LESNÍCTVO A RYBOLOV
Spracovanie a konzervovanie rýb, kôrovcov a mäkkýšov
Hazards
Nezvyčajné polohy
Manual handling of loads
Static postures - standing
Health effects
MSDs unspecified
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
Všetci (žiadna konkrétna skupina)
Prevention measures
Elimination of hazards
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Purpose of the material
Guidance
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area
Prevencia