Ergonomic design of workstations for educational professionals in day care centers

Type: 
Guides & Tools
Country: 
Germany
Languages: 
German
Provider: 
Deutsche Gesetzliche Unfallversicherung

Description

This brochure provides information about stresses and strains in the workplace of pedagogical specialists and describes technical, organizational and personal prevention measures on the subject areas "musculoskeletal loads", "natural and artificial lighting", "room temperature and air quality ”and“ noise ”. This DGUV information is primarily aimed at the providers and management of day care centres, as they are responsible for the safety and health of their employees within the scope of their responsibilities. But it also provides behavioural information for pedagogical specialists that can be used to improve their work situation.

 

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Language of original language description: 
German

Other data

Sector / Industry covered: 
Child day-care activities
Hazards: 
Manual handling of loads
Repetitive movements/work
Forceful movements
Awkward postures
Static postures - sitting
Using Display Screen Equipment
Health effects: 
MSDs unspecified
Prevention measures: 
Elimination of hazards
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
All (no specific group)
Target audience: 
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area: 
Prevention
Date of Publication / Year : 
2020