The musculoskeletal health of hairdressers

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The musculoskeletal health of hairdressers

The musculoskeletal health of hairdressers

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
EU
Languages

English

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

Description

This article is one in a series of discussion papers looking at sectors that have a high prevalence of MSDs. It summarises the findings of a review undertaken as part of the ergoHair project, which aims to promote a healthy and safe working environment in the hairdressing sector.

This article is one in a series of discussion papers looking at sectors that have a high prevalence of MSDs. It summarises the findings of a review undertaken as part of the ergoHair project, which aims to promote a healthy and safe working environment in the hairdressing sector.

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English

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Sector / Indrustry covered
Kadernícke a kozmetické služby
Hazards
Nezvyčajné polohy
Prudké pohyby
Long hours
Manual handling of loads
Poor work organisation
Psychosocial/stress hazards
Repetitive movements/work
Static postures - standing
Health effects
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Lower limb disorders
Neck and shoulder disorders
MSDs unspecified
Worsening of existing (chronic) condition
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
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
Training/guidance (for workers)
Rehabilitation, physiotherapy etc.
Purpose of the material
General information
Awareness raising
Guidance
Risk assessment
Target audience
Employers
Managers
Worker representatives
Safety officers
Occupational health physician
Workers
Priority area
Prevencia
Psychosociálne riziká
Sedavá práca
Year
2019