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Method booklet: Prevent muscle and skeletal problems

Type
Guides & Tools
Country
Denmark
Languages
Danish
Provider
Industry community for the working environment for welfare and public administration

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Description

Description: 

This booklet describes a practically applicable method to ensure sustained effort against musculoskeletal disorders (MSB). The booklet and method is aimed at MED committees at strategic level in municipalities and regions. The method booklet is supplemented by seven specific tools for the local MED and occupational health and safety groups. The 7 tools can be found on the website as well. 

 

Method booklet: Prevent muscle and skeletal problems

Detailed Information

Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Hazards: 
Awkward postures
Forceful movements
Manual handling of loads
Repetitive movements/work
Static postures - sitting
Static postures - standing
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: 
General information
Guidance
Target audience: 
Employers
Managers
Priority area: 
Prevention
Date of Publication / Year : 
2016