|Document ID (ISN)||101233|
|Convention or series no.
Health and Safety Executive
||Caring for cleaners - Guidance and case studies on how to prevent musculoskeletal disorders
||HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, Apr. 2003. vi, 66p. Illus. 25 ref. Price: GBP 9.50.
||Aimed at all persons involved with the management of health and safety in the cleaning services sector, this document provides guidance on recognizing and controlling the manual handling and upper limb risks faced by cleaners at work. 16 case studies and useful tips are presented, showing how certain organizations have reached a simple and ergonomic solution. In appendices: checklists (required equipment, maintenance of equipment, work postures, worker's workplace and environment assessment, work and organization assessment); questionnaire for the assessment of cleaner's musculoskeletal symptoms.
||musculoskeletal diseases; manual handling; training material; plant safety and health organization; domestic and related helpers, cleaners
||work organization; United Kingdom; case study; upper extremity disorders; hazard evaluation; ergonomic evaluation; safety guides; work posture
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Commerce, services, offices
|Broad subject area(s)
||Industries and occupations
Diseases of the musculoskeletal system