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Lifting loads

Type
Visual resources
Country
Czech Republic
Languages
Czech
Provider
Clinic for physical therapy

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Description

Description: 

Many chronic back pains are caused by faulty posture and improper handling of loads. This manual describes how the loads should be handled correctly to avoid overloading and back pain. The website also shows examples of exercise for back, shoulder, elbow and knee pain.

 

Lifting loads

Detailed Information

Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Hazards: 
Manual handling of loads
Health effects: 
MSDs unspecified
Prevention measures: 
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Training/guidance (for workers)
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
All (no specific group)
Purpose of the material: 
Training
Guidance
Target audience: 
All (no specific target audience)
Type of visual resource: 
Photo
Priority area: 
Prevention
Date of Publication / Year : 
2017