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eTool bagagge handling

Type
Visual resources
Guides & Tools
Country
USA
Languages
English
Provider
Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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Description

Description: 

This eTool describes many of the common hazards associated with the baggage handling process as well as providing possible solutions that are ranked according to their feasibility to the operations. This eTool was developed as part of the OSHA-Airlines Industry and National Safety Council’s International Air Transport Section Alliance.

 

eTool bagagge handling

Detailed Information

Sector / Industry covered: 
Air transport
Hazards: 
Manual handling of loads
Repetitive movements/work
Forceful movements
Awkward postures
Static postures - standing
Static postures - sitting
Health effects: 
MSDs unspecified
Prevention measures: 
Elimination of hazards
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
All (no specific group)
Purpose of the material: 
Training
Guidance
Target audience: 
All (no specific target audience)
Type of visual resource: 
Other
Priority area: 
Prevention
Type of visual resource other: 
Web-based tool
Date of Publication / Year : 
2020