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Is it easy to work in the light industry?

Type
Guides & Tools
Country
Hungary
Languages
Hungarian
Provider

Access tool

Description

Description: 

The publication give details about occupational diseases caused by working in the light industry, and provides information about the prevention options.

Is it easy to work in the light industry?

Detailed Information

Sector / Industry covered: 
Manufacture of textiles
Manufacture of leather and related products
Manufacture of footwear
Hazards: 
Awkward postures
Fast-paced work
Forceful movements
Long hours
Repetitive movements/work
Static postures - sitting
Health effects: 
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Lower limb disorders
Neck and shoulder disorders
Stress
Prevention measures: 
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Reducing/minimising the risk by organisational measures, e.g. reducing the number of workers exposed, job rotation
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
All (no specific group)
Purpose of the material: 
General information
Awareness raising
Risk assessment
Target audience: 
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area: 
Facts and figures
Prevention
Date of Publication / Year : 
2018