Rapid office strain assessment

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Rapid office strain assessment

Rapid office strain assessment

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
International
Languages

English

Provider
Provider (English)
Cornell University Ergonomics Web
Provider (Original)
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.

 

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.

 

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English

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
Risk assessment
Target audience
Safety officers
Occupational health physician
OSH consultant
Priority area
Prevention
Sedentary work
Year
2012