Rapid office strain assessment

Type: 
Guides & Tools
Country: 
International
Languages: 
English
Provider: 
Cornell University Ergonomics Web

Description

ROSA is a picture-based postural targeting screening tool for quantifying exposure to risk factors for office workers. A ROSA assessment gives a quick and systematic assessment of the postural risks to a worker. The analysis can be conducted before and after an intervention to demonstrate that the intervention has worked to lower the risk of injury.

 

Access tool

Language of original language description: 
English

Other data

Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Hazards: 
Static postures - sitting
Using Display Screen Equipment
Health effects: 
MSDs unspecified
Prevention measures: 
Elimination of hazards
Simple tips and measures
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
All (no specific group)
Purpose of the material: 
Risk assessment
Target audience: 
Safety officers
Occupational health physician
OSH consultant
Priority area: 
Prevention
Sedentary work
Date of Publication / Year : 
2012