Job role changes and equipment accommodations for a police officer with multiple chronic MSDs

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Job role changes and equipment accommodations for a police officer with multiple chronic MSDs

Job role changes and equipment accommodations for a police officer with multiple chronic MSDs

Type of item
Case study
Country
Spojené kráľovstvo
Languages

English

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

Description

This case study looks at how an experienced police officer suffering from lower back pain and other MSDs has been able to continue to work with the police thanks to a change in role.

This case study looks at how an experienced police officer suffering from lower back pain and other MSDs has been able to continue to work with the police thanks to a change in role.

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Language of original language description

English

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Sector / Indrustry covered
Štátna správa vrátane hospodárskej a sociálnej politiky
Hazards
Psychosocial/stress hazards
Static postures - sitting
Static postures - standing
Using Display Screen Equipment
Working with an existing MSD condition/disease
Health effects
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
Sufferer of an MSK disorder or disease
Prevention measures
Elimination of hazards
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Reducing/minimising the risk by organisational measures, e.g. reducing the number of workers exposed, job rotation
Adjustments following injury/sickness absence
Adjustments/support for chronic MSD disorder/disease/pain suffers
Purpose of the material
General information
Awareness raising
Risk assessment
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area
Chronické ochorenia
Year
2020