Healthy workers, thriving companies - a practical guide to wellbeing at work

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Healthy workers, thriving companies - a practical guide to wellbeing at work

Healthy workers, thriving companies - a practical guide to wellbeing at work

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
EU
Languages

English

Provider
Provider (English)
EU OSHA

Description

This guide presents a practical approach to preventing and managing work-related psychosocial risks and musculoskeletal disorders. Tailored to the needs of micro and small businesses, the guide suggests a straightforward five-step process for improving the work environment to tackle these issues.

This guide presents a practical approach to preventing and managing work-related psychosocial risks and musculoskeletal disorders. Tailored to the needs of micro and small businesses, the guide suggests a straightforward five-step process for improving the work environment to tackle these issues.

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Hazards
Awkward postures
Fast-paced work
Psychosocial/stress hazards
Repetitive movements/work
Static postures - sitting
Static postures - standing
Using Display Screen Equipment
Health effects
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Lower limb disorders
Neck and shoulder disorders
Stress
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
Worker participation
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)
Rehabilitation, physiotherapy etc.
Purpose of the material
Training
General information
Awareness raising
Risk assessment
Target audience
Employers
Managers
Worker representatives
Safety officers
Workers
Priority area
Prevention
Psychosocial risks
Sedentary work
Worker diversity
Year
2018