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Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs)

Type
Visual resources
Country
Belgium
Languages
French
Provider
SPF Employment

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Description

Description: 

This film in French, with English subtitles, explains the origin of MSDs and shows good prevention practices that help limit these risks at work.

Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs)

Detailed Information

Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Hazards: 
Awkward postures
Forceful movements
Manual handling of loads
Poor work environment, e.g lighting
Repetitive movements/work
Static postures - sitting
Using Display Screen Equipment
Health effects: 
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Lower limb disorders
Neck and shoulder disorders
Stress
Prevention measures: 
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Worker participation
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Reducing/minimising the risk by organisational measures, e.g. reducing the number of workers exposed, job rotation
Training/guidance (for workers)
Exercises
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
All (no specific group)
Purpose of the material: 
General information
Awareness raising
Target audience: 
All (no specific target audience)
Type of visual resource: 
Film
Priority area: 
Prevention
Date of Publication / Year : 
2020