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Prevention of work-related strain on back and joints in the ceramic and glass industry

Type
Guides & Tools
Country
Germany
Languages
German
Provider
Verwaltungs-Berufsgenossenschaft (VBG)

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Description

Description: 

This booklet provides information on how to avoid MSDs in the Glass and Ceramics Industry. It contains chapters about the assessment of risks relating to MSDs and gives companies also insights on the preventive measures that can bet taken to prevent MSDs.

 

Prevention of work-related strain on back and joints in the ceramic and glass industry

Detailed Information

Sector / Industry covered: 
Manufacture of glass and glass products
Manufacture of ceramic tiles and flags
Manufacture of other porcelain and ceramic products
Hazards: 
Manual handling of loads
Forceful movements
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 : 
2017