Ergonomics

Ergonomie

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
Switzerland
Languages

German

French

Italian

Provider
Provider (English)
Directorate of Labor
Provider (Original)
Direktion für Arbeit

Description

This booklet presents basic information about ergonomics: introduction, workplace environment, constrained postures, monotone demands, handling of loads, choice of work equipment, arrangement and dimensions of work places.

 

Die Broschüre informiert Sie über folgende Themen: Arbeitsplatzumgebung, psychosoziale Bedingungen und Arbeitsorganisation, Zwangshaltungen, einförmige und einseitige Beanspruchung, Bewegen von Lasten, Auswahl der Arbeitsmittel, Gestaltung und Dimensionierung eines Arbeitsplatzes.

 

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German

French

Italian

Other data

Hazards
Awkward postures
Forceful movements
Manual handling of loads
Repetitive movements/work
Static postures - sitting
Static postures - standing
Using Display Screen Equipment
Health effects
MSDs unspecified
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
All (no specific group)
Prevention measures
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Reducing/minimising the risk by organisational measures, e.g. reducing the number of workers exposed, job rotation
Training/guidance (for workers)
Purpose of the material
Guidance
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area
Prevention
Year
2013