Body and hazard mapping in the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders - language versions now available
Identifying safety hazards during a workplace inspection is key, but finding out how work might be harming workers’ bodies is also essential. Body and hazard mapping are methods to address these issues and identify common patterns of safety hazards and health problems among workers in a particular workplace or doing the same job.
This info sheet provides an overview of the body and hazard mapping techniques and highlights their value in preventing work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). It lists the resources you need to run a hazard or body mapping session in your own workplace and provides step-by-step guidance.