Musculoskeletal disorders and prolonged static standing

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Musculoskeletal disorders and prolonged static standing

Musculoskeletal disorders and prolonged static standing

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
EU
Languages

English

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

Description

This article looks at the risks and health effects of prolonged standing work and preventive measures.

This article looks at the risks and health effects of prolonged standing work and preventive measures.

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Sector / Indrustry covered
Not sector specific
Hazards
Awkward postures
Static postures - standing
Health effects
Back pain or injury
Lower limb 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
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Exercises
Purpose of the material
General information
Awareness raising
Risk assessment
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area
Prevention
Year
2020