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Prevention of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) for merchandise receptionists

Type
Guides & Tools
Country
Belgium
Languages
French
Dutch
Provider
Federal Public Service Employment, Labor and Social Dialogue

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Description

Description: 

The brochure, specifically designed for merchandise receivers, answers three questions: What is a musculoskeletal disorder? What are the risks of MSDs? And most importantly, how can MSDs be prevented? The brochure, written by PREVENT, is illustrated with photos showing real work situations.

 

Prevention of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) for merchandise receptionists

Detailed Information

Sector / Industry covered: 
Warehousing and support activities for transportation
Hazards: 
Static postures - standing
Manual handling of loads
Repetitive movements/work
Awkward postures
Health effects: 
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
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
All (no specific group)
Purpose of the material: 
Guidance
Target audience: 
Employers
Workers
Priority area: 
Prevention
Date of Publication / Year : 
2011