Workplace ergonomic Risk assessment

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Workplace ergonomic Risk assessment

Workplace ergonomic Risk assessment

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
International
Languages

English

Provider
Provider (English)
Cornell University Ergonomics Web
Provider (Original)
Cornell University Ergonomics Web

Description

The Workplace Ergonomic Risk Assessment  (WERA) method  is an observational tool that covers an extensive range of physical risk factors including posture, repetition, forceful, vibration, contact stress and task duration: Is also  involves the five main body regions to be assessed (shoulder, wrists, back, neck and legs). It has a scoring system and action levels which provide a guide to the level of risk and need for action to conduct more detailed assessments. 

 

The Workplace Ergonomic Risk Assessment  (WERA) method  is an observational tool that covers an extensive range of physical risk factors including posture, repetition, forceful, vibration, contact stress and task duration: Is also  involves the five main body regions to be assessed (shoulder, wrists, back, neck and legs). It has a scoring system and action levels which provide a guide to the level of risk and need for action to conduct more detailed assessments. 

 

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English

Other data

Sector / Indrustry covered
Neomezeno na určité odvětví
Hazards
Nepřirozené polohy
Prudké pohyby
Ruční manipulace s břemeny
Špatné pracovní prostředí, např. osvětlení
Opakující se pohyby/práce
Statické polohy – stání
Health effects
Muskuloskeletální poruchy nespecifikovány
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
Všichni (žádná konkrétní skupina)
Prevention measures
Odstranění nebezpečí
Jednoduché tipy a opatření
Technická opatření, např. ergonomické vybavení
Purpose of the material
Hodnocení rizik
Target audience
Bezpečnostní pracovníci
Lékař pracovně lékařské péče
Konzultant BOZP
Priority area
Ennetamine
Year
2011