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Back pain

Back pain is one of the most important causes of incapacity for work. One in three adults suffers from back pain more often or permanently. Anatomy The human spine has two different functions. On the one hand it holds the body upright and carries the load of head, torso and arms. On the

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Workplace and high heat, what is the current legislation?

You were many to request our Web site looking for information, here is why we wish to return on certain aspects of the protection of the workers (ITM-ET 32.10), regulated by the Inspection du Travail et des Mines (ITM.lu). Extracts from Article 12 - Ventilation, ventilation and heating : 12.2.

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Sun and Heat

Our recommendations to stay protected all summer long. A tanned complexion, a healthy glow. Be careful not to skip the steps to get there! When it is burned by the sun, the skin reddens because it is irritated, inflamed. For a healthy tan, be sure to use a sunscreen with a minimum sun

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Tobacco and lung health

May 31: World No Tobacco Day. It cannot be said often enough: smoking is bad for your health! By smoking you expose yourself (but also those around you, so never smoke in the presence of children) to its toxic and harmful effects on your organism. The lungs are the first to be affected. The

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General Assembly and Conferences

The ASTF invited its members to the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce for its annual general meeting, a new event where the annual financial statements, the report for the past year, new developments and changes within the organisation, have been presented to the affiliated companies. For the

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Occupational Health and Safety

April 28th: World Day for Safety and Health at Work. Being well informed, well equipped and sufficiently trained can reduce the consequences of an accident. Here is a reminder of the main safety instructions to be observed in a workplace: Conduct an annual evacuation drill. Periodically check

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