Reducing repetitive work

Type: 
Guides & Tools
Country: 
Sweden
Languages: 
English
Swedish
Provider: 
Swedish Work Environment Authority

Description

This brochure is about repetitive work: work where similar movements are repeated over and over. This can have negative health effects and should therefore be avoided. Here you will find advice on measures to reduce the risks.

 

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Language of original language description: 
English
Swedish

Other data

Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Hazards: 
Repetitive movements/work
Health effects: 
MSDs unspecified
Prevention measures: 
Elimination of hazards
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Reducing/minimising the risk by organisational measures, e.g. reducing the number of workers exposed, job rotation
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
All (no specific group)
Purpose of the material: 
Guidance
Target audience: 
Employers
Managers
OSH consultant
Workers
Priority area: 
Prevention
Date of Publication / Year : 
2017