Type Case study
ProviderThe German Social Accident Insurance for the raw materials and chemical industry (BG RCI)
A scissor-lift table is a work table that can be raised and lowered to the desired position and thus reduce the physical requirements during product assembly. It can reduce the forward bending, reaching and awkward postures associated with performing work at a less-than-ideal work height.The...
Type Guides & Tools
ProviderGerman Social Accident for energy, textile, electrical, and media products - BGETEM
Design of the workspace may have significant impact on the health and safety of the workers. Poor designed workplaces may cause physical and mental stress and can result in a higher rate of absenteeism. This brochure gives tips on how to design assembly workstations eronomically. Suggestions for...
Type Visual resources
ProviderACC New Zealand
These flip cards give workers information about postures and moving the body during static work. Furthermore, several body exercises are displayed to prevent and manage discomfort, pain and injury
Type Visual resources, Guides & Tools
ProviderGerman Social Accident Insurance for the Food and Catering sector (BGN), Research Centre for Applied System Safety and Industrial Medicine - FSA
Awkward postures, repetitive motions and manual handling of loads are common in the manufacturing industry. These and many other factors can determine whether a worker is at risk of developing Musculoskeletal diseases (MSDs). Practical training in the workplace is essential to prevent MSDs. This...