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Lighten the load- Information for employees and employers in the retail sector

Type
Guides & Tools
Country
Slovakia
Languages
Slovak
Provider
National Labour Inspection

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Description

Description: 

Guide giving information on why a prevention policy needs to be implemented for manual handling of loads in the retail sector. What are the preventive solutions in the retail sector and how to implement them. 

 

Lighten the load- Information for employees and employers in the retail sector

Detailed Information

Sector / Industry covered: 
Wholesale trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles
Retail sale in non-specialised stores
Hazards: 
Manual handling of loads
Health effects: 
MSDs unspecified
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 : 
2008