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Prevention of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) for sanitary and air conditioning assemblers

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 sanitary and air conditioning assemblers, 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 sanitary and air conditioning assemblers

Detailed Information

Sector / Industry covered: 
Manufacture of other electrical equipment
Repair and installation of machinery and equipment
ELECTRICITY, GAS, STEAM AND AIR CONDITIONING SUPPLY
Hazards: 
Manual handling of loads
Forceful movements
Fast-paced 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