|Document ID (ISN)||76981|
|Convention or series no.
||Ombuen G., Tosti M.P., Resti C., Sernia S.
||Manual handling of loads
||La movimentazione manuale dei carichi [in Italian]|
||Istituto Italiano di Medicina Sociale, Via Pasquale S. Mancini 28, 00916 Roma, Italy, 2nd ed., Apr. 2001. 40p. Illus. 7 ref.
||This booklet is aimed at making workers aware of the risks they incur during the manual handling of loads. Contents include: physiology of the spinal column; factors that need to be taken into consideration when evaluating risks; organizational measures aimed at eliminating or reducing workplace hazards; selected ergonomic postures to be adopted when carrying out lifting tasks; exercises for relaxing, stretching and strengthening the muscles of the cervical and lumbar columns.
||manual lifting; training material; manual handling
||relaxation exercises; work posture; risk factors; training manuals; spinal column; ergonomics
||C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
|Country / State or Province||Italy|
||Materials handling and storage
|Broad subject area(s)
Physical fitness programmes