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Automotive services - how to avoid and reduce upper limb MSDs

Type
Guides & Tools
Country
Canada
Languages
French
Provider
Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail (IRSST)

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Description

Description: 

In collaboration with the IRSST and Auto Prevention, the research team produced five fact sheets on MSD prevention, grouped in a single PDF: car aesthetics; bodywork; mechanics under the hood; mechanics under the vehicle; tire service.

 

Automotive services - how to avoid and reduce upper limb MSDs

Detailed Information

Sector / Industry covered: 
Maintenance and repair of motor vehicles
Hazards: 
Static postures - standing
Manual handling of loads
Forceful movements
Repetitive movements/work
Awkward postures
Health effects: 
Upper limb disorders
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: 
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area: 
Prevention
Date of Publication / Year : 
2013