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Occupational health and safety in help and care at home

Type
Visual resources
Guides & Tools
Country
Switzerland
Languages
German
French
Italian
Provider
SUVA

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Description

Description: 

This brochure , aimed at managers and staff within the home care sector. In the brochure useful information on health risks, including physical loads, are discussed. With the help of real-life pictures, tips and best practices are shared in order to prevent MSDs.  

 

Occupational health and safety in help and care at home

Detailed Information

Sector / Industry covered: 
Residential care activities
Hazards: 
Manual handling of loads
Health effects: 
Back pain or injury
MSDs unspecified
Prevention measures: 
Simple tips and measures
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
All (no specific group)
Purpose of the material: 
Guidance
Target audience: 
Employers
Type of visual resource: 
Leaflet/Booklet
Priority area: 
Prevention
Date of Publication / Year : 
2015