Happy sitting instead of sitting with frustration

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Happy sitting instead of sitting with frustration

Sitzlust statt Sitzfrust

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
Germany
Languages

German

Provider
Provider (English)
Bundesanstalt für Arbeitsschutz und Arbeitsmedizin
Provider (Original)
Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Description

This booklet provides information on sitting - the risks, consequences of prolonged sitting and gives an overview of different measures one could take in order to reduce the level of strain due to sitting in different occupations. 

 

Diese Broschüre enthält Informationen zum Sitzen - die Risiken und Folgen eines längeren Sitzens - und gibt einen Überblick über verschiedene Maßnahmen, die ergriffen werden können, um die Belastung durch das Sitzen in verschiedenen Berufen zu verringern.

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Language of original language description

German

Other data

Hazards
Static postures - sitting
Using Display Screen Equipment
Health effects
MSDs unspecified
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
All (no specific group)
Prevention measures
Elimination of hazards
Simple tips and measures
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Purpose of the material
General information
Guidance
Target audience
Workers
Priority area
Prevention
Sedentary work
Year
2011