E-fact 45 - Checklist for preventing bad working postures

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E-fact 45 - Checklist for preventing bad working postures

E-fact 45 - Checklist for preventing bad working postures

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Guides & Tools
Country
EU
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Bulgarian

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English

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Provider
Provider (English)
EU OSHA
Provider (Original)
EU OSHA

Description

This checklist includes questions on working postures of the back and neck, arms and hands, legs during sitting and standing tasks. It also gives examples of the type of action at a technical, organisational and individual level that can be put in place to prevent or reduce the risks caused by awkward postures.

This checklist includes questions on working postures of the back and neck, arms and hands, legs during sitting and standing tasks. It also gives examples of the type of action at a technical, organisational and individual level that can be put in place to prevent or reduce the risks caused by awkward postures.

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Language of original language description

Bulgarian

Czech

Danish

German

Estonian

Greek

English

Spanish

French

Italian

Latvian

Lithuanian

Hungarian

Malti

Dutch

Polish

Romanian

Slovak

Slovenian

Finnish

Swedish

Other data

Sector / Indrustry covered
Neomezeno na určité odvětví
Hazards
Nepřirozené polohy
Práce ve vysokém tempu
Forceful movements
Long hours
Manual handling of loads
Poor work organisation
Static postures - sitting
Static postures - standing
Vibrations
Health effects
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Lower limb disorders
Neck and shoulder disorders
MSDs unspecified
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
Všichni (žádná konkrétní skupina)
Prevention measures
Elimination of hazards
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Worker participation
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Reducing/minimising the risk by organisational measures, e.g. reducing the number of workers exposed, job rotation
Adjustments following injury/sickness absence
Adjustments/support for chronic MSD disorder/disease/pain suffers
Training/guidance (for workers)
Rehabilitation, physiotherapy etc.
Purpose of the material
General information
Awareness raising
Guidance
Risk assessment
Target audience
Employers
Managers
Worker representatives
Workers
Priority area
Ennetamine
Year
2020