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Prevention of musculoskeletal disorders – Principles of ergonomic design

Type
Visual resources
Country
Greece
Languages
Greek
Provider
ELINYAE

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Description

Description: 

In this manual, an introduction to ergonomics is introduced, some musculoskeletal disorders and their causes are described, as well as the basic ergonomic design principles of a job.  Its goal is to help workers recognize and, on the other hand, cope with the problems arising from the bad design of the area in which they work.

 

Prevention of musculoskeletal disorders – Principles of ergonomic design

Detailed Information

Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Hazards: 
Manual handling of loads
Repetitive movements/work
Awkward postures
Health effects: 
MSDs unspecified
Prevention measures: 
Elimination of hazards
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Training/guidance (for workers)
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
All (no specific group)
Purpose of the material: 
Training
Guidance
Target audience: 
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area: 
Prevention
Date of Publication / Year : 
2008