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Practical tools and guidance

Musculoskeletal disorders at work

Type
Visual resources
Guides & Tools
Country
Italy
Languages
Italian
Provider

Description

Description: 

This brochure is aimed at workers and their safety representatives with the aim of raising awareness and involving everyone in the prevention of MSDs, both through proper individual behaviour, respectful of their own health and that of others, and to ask the employer for appropriate instructions and prevention solutions deemed necessary.


 

Musculoskeletal disorders at work

Detailed Information

Hazards: 
Awkward postures
Forceful movements
Manual handling of loads
Repetitive movements/work
Working with an existing MSD condition/disease
Health effects: 
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Lower limb disorders
Neck and shoulder disorders
MSDs unspecified
Prevention measures: 
Elimination of hazards
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Training/guidance (for workers)
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
All (no specific group)
Purpose of the material: 
Training
General information
Awareness raising
Guidance
Target audience: 
Employers
Managers
Safety officers
Workers
Type of visual resource: 
Leaflet/Booklet
Priority area: 
Facts and figures
Prevention