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Document ID (ISN)63321
CIS number 94-1894
Year 1994
Convention or series no. HSE Booklet IACL91
Author(s)
Health and Safety Commission, Printing Industry Advisory Committee
Title Work-related upper limb disorders in the printing industry. Programme for prevention
Bibliographic information HSE Books, PO Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, Mar. 1994. 20p. 41 ref.
Abstract 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.
Descriptors (primary) printing industry; United Kingdom; upper extremity disorders; training material; repetitive strain injury
Descriptors (secondary) work organization; hazard evaluation; work design; data sheet; legislation; design of equipment; ergonomic evaluation
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Paper-making and printing
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the musculoskeletal system
Printing, photography and photocopying industry
OSH training