Age and sex of employees and safety during manual transport work

PaweĊ‚ Bartuzi, CIOP-PIB, Warszawa, 2013, ISBN 978-83-7373-172-1

  • Introduction (5)
  • Legal regulations regarding manual transport work (6)
  • Aging of the society (7)
  • Age and sex and musculoskeletal disorders (9)
  • The effect of aging on skeletal muscle properties (11)
  • Work of women in conditions requiring considerable physical effort (12)
  • Age and sex and the work load of an employee (13)
  • Limiting the musculoskeletal load of employees (17)
    • Factors determining work load (17)
    • Static work (19)
    • Monotype work (21)
    • Pushing and pulling (21)
    • Moving items by hand (22)
    • Moving items by the team (24)
    • Moving loads using hand trucks and wheelbarrows (25)
  • Practical recommendations for employers, employees, health and safety service and inspectors of the National Labor Inspectorate regarding the performance of work related to lifting and moving heavy objects in relation to the age and sex of the employee (26)
  • Bibliography (29)