Ergonomics - adapting workplaces to people

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Ergonomics - adapting workplaces to people

Ergonomie - Arbeitsplätze den Menschen anpassen

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
Austria
Languages

German

Provider
Provider (English)
Allgemeine Unfallversicherungsanstalt
Provider (Original)
Allgemeine Unfallversicherungsanstalt

Description

In this brochure it is explained what the ideal conditions in the workplace are, how to make sure a workplace fits the task. This brochure also gives detailed information about how to use several tools during work. 

 

Menschengerechte Arbeitsgestaltung umfasst mehr als den Kauf hochwertiger Möbel und Lampen. Auch die Arbeitsorganisation, das Betriebsklima und die persönlichen Gestaltungsmöglichkeiten sollten passen. Tipps für ein gedeihliches Miteinander am Arbeitsplatz bietet diese Broschüre.

 

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Language of original language description

German

Other data

Hazards
Awkward postures
Forceful movements
Manual handling of loads
Poor work organisation
Repetitive movements/work
Health effects
MSDs unspecified
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
All (no specific group)
Prevention measures
Elimination of hazards
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
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)