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Ergonomics in construction - lighten the work

Type
Guides & Tools
Country
Germany
Languages
German
Provider
German Social Accident Insurance for the construction sector

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Description

Description: 

Lifting and carrying heavy loads, working in awkward postures and repetitive movements with increased physical efforts can damage the health of your back, joints and muscles. This leaflet shows how you can prevent musculoskeletal disorders in the construction industry.

Ergonomics in construction - lighten the work

Detailed Information

Sector / Industry covered: 
CONSTRUCTION
Hazards: 
Awkward postures
Manual handling of loads
Health effects: 
Back pain or injury
MSDs unspecified
Prevention measures: 
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
All (no specific group)
Purpose of the material: 
Guidance
Target audience: 
Employers
Workers
Type of visual resource: 
Leaflet/Booklet
Priority area: 
Prevention
Date of Publication / Year : 
2021