Musculoskeletal disorders and prolonged static sitting

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Musculoskeletal disorders and prolonged static sitting

Musculoskeletal disorders and prolonged static sitting

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
EU
Languages

English

Provider
Provider (English)
EU OSHA
Provider (Original)
EU OSHA

Description

This article presents information about a type of sedentary behaviour:  prolonged static sitting. It presents the magnitude of the problem, the health effects, workers at risks and examples of interventions.

This article presents information about a type of sedentary behaviour:  prolonged static sitting. It presents the magnitude of the problem, the health effects, workers at risks and examples of interventions.

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English

Other data

Hazards
Psychosocial/stress hazards
Static postures - sitting
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)
Home workers
Prevention measures
Elimination of hazards
Simple tips and measures
Worker participation
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Exercises
Purpose of the material
Warning message/Alert
General information
Risk assessment
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area
Prevention
Sedentary work
Telework
Year
2020