|Document ID (ISN)||63321|
|Convention or series no.
||HSE Booklet IACL91
Health and Safety Commission, Printing Industry Advisory Committee
||Work-related upper limb disorders in the printing industry. Programme for prevention
||HSE Books, PO Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, Mar. 1994. 20p. 41 ref.
||This booklet describes types of upper limb disorders and their treatment and presents a programme for action in the workplace based on: deciding whether a firm has a problem with upper limb disorders; assessing the risk (examination of tasks, review of medical information); reducing the risk (job and equipment design, work organization, the work environment); keeping risks under control. Legal requirements are also outlined.
||printing industry; United Kingdom; upper extremity disorders; training material; repetitive strain injury
||work organization; hazard evaluation; work design; data sheet; legislation; design of equipment; ergonomic evaluation
||C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Paper-making and printing
|Broad subject area(s)
||Diseases of the musculoskeletal system
Printing, photography and photocopying industry