Guide on the prevention of upper limb disorders (ulds) in the financial services sector

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Guide on the prevention of upper limb disorders (ulds) in the financial services sector

Guide on the prevention of upper limb disorders (ulds) in the financial services sector

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
Ireland
Languages

English

Provider
Provider (English)
Health and safety autority
Provider (Original)
Health and safety autority

Description

The Financial Services sector employs 106,400 people in Ireland (HSA Statistics Report 2009). The nature of work in the financial services sector requires employees to work at computer workstations as a significant part of their normal work. There is a need to ensure that employees are protected from potential hazards in conducting their work at computer workstations. This guide gives helpful tips on how to avoid MSDs, for both employers as employees. 

 

The Financial Services sector employs 106,400 people in Ireland (HSA Statistics Report 2009). The nature of work in the financial services sector requires employees to work at computer workstations as a significant part of their normal work. There is a need to ensure that employees are protected from potential hazards in conducting their work at computer workstations. This guide gives helpful tips on how to avoid MSDs, for both employers as employees. 

 

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Hazards
Repetitive movements/work
Static postures - sitting
Using Display Screen Equipment
Health effects
Upper limb disorders
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
All (no specific group)
Prevention measures
Elimination of hazards
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Purpose of the material
Guidance
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area
Prevention
Year
2012