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Lighten the load in the trade sector

Type
Visual resources
Country
Greece
Languages
Greek
Provider
Ministry of employment and social protection

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Description

Description: 

This guide provides  useful information and good practices on manual handling in the field of companies operating in the retail sector.

 

Lighten the load in the trade sector

Detailed Information

Sector / Industry covered: 
Wholesale trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles
Hazards: 
Manual handling of loads
Repetitive movements/work
Forceful movements
Awkward postures
Health effects: 
MSDs unspecified
Prevention measures: 
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Training/guidance (for workers)
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