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Housekeepers: practices to improve health & safety using ergonomics

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

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Description

Description: 

This handout gives practical information/insights on cumulative trauma injuries and how to avoid them, providing alternative work methods. This handout specifically targets housekeepers (in hotels and other buildings)

 

Housekeepers: practices to improve health & safety using ergonomics

Detailed Information

Sector / Industry covered: 
Cleaning activities
Hazards: 
Repetitive movements/work
Awkward postures
Static postures - standing
Health effects: 
MSDs unspecified
Prevention measures: 
Simple tips and measures
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
Women
Purpose of the material: 
Guidance
Target audience: 
Workers
Type of visual resource: 
Poster
Priority area: 
Prevention
Date of Publication / Year : 
2018