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Document ID (ISN)106416
CIS number 07-487
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
UNI-Europa Telecom
Title Good practice guidelines for the prevention of musculo-skeletal disorders within the telecommunications sector
Original title Verhaltenskodex zur Vorbeugung von Muskel-Skelett-Erkrankungen im Telekommunikationssektor [in German]
Directrizes de boas práticas para a prevenção de pertubações músculo-esqueléticas no sector das telecomunicações [in Portuguese]
Guide de bonnes pratiques pour la prévention des troubles musculo-squelettiques dans le secteur des télécommunications [in French]
Bibliographic information Internet document, [ca 2006]. 31p. Illus.
Internet access [in Portuguese] [in English] [in French] [in German]
Abstract Contents of these guidelines for the prevention of musculoskeletal diseases (MSDs) within the telecommunications sector: general principles for the prevention of MSDs; conceptual model for MSDs; work organization; manual handling; work in awkward postures; vibration; repetitive work; display screen equipment; physical and psychosocial issues; specific work activities and tasks in the telecommunications sector associated with the risk of MSDs.
Descriptors (primary) musculoskeletal diseases; safe working methods; risk factors; telecommunications
Descriptors (secondary) work organization; hand-arm vibration; whole-body vibration; work posture; construction sites; personal protective equipment; visual display terminals; ergonomics; manual handling; man-computer interfaces; work at height
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceEuropean Union
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the musculoskeletal system
Communications industry