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Napo in the workplace - Understanding MSDs

Type
Visual resources
Country
EU
Languages
English
Provider
Napo consortium

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Description

Description: 

These resources are to enable organisations to use Napo films to raise awareness about health and safety topics (including MSDs) within groups of their own staff and supply chains. The resources will enable organisations to deliver advice on health and safety topics, and will help generate discussion around the topics. They are also suitable for use on vocational training courses.

Napo in the workplace - Understanding MSDs

Detailed Information

Hazards: 
Awkward postures
Fast-paced work
Forceful movements
Manual handling of loads
Psychosocial/stress hazards
Repetitive movements/work
Static postures - sitting
Using Display Screen Equipment
Vibrations
Health effects: 
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Lower limb disorders
Neck and shoulder disorders
Stress
Prevention measures: 
Elimination of hazards
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Training/guidance (for workers)
Exercises
Rehabilitation, physiotherapy etc.
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
All (no specific group)
Ageing and older workers
Young workers
Purpose of the material: 
Training
Warning message/Alert
General information
Awareness raising
Target audience: 
Employers
Managers
Worker representatives
Safety officers
Workers
Trainees
Type of visual resource: 
Film
Priority area: 
Chronic conditions
Future generations
Prevention
Sedentary work
Worker diversity
Date of Publication / Year : 
2020