Summary - Prolonged constrained standing postures: health effects and good practice advice

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Summary - Prolonged constrained standing postures: health effects and good practice advice

Summary - Prolonged constrained standing postures: health effects and good practice advice

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
EU
Languages

English

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

Description

The report presents examples of effective measures to reduce prolonged standing, highlighting the importance of tailoring risk assessments and prevention measures to the needs of individuals and encouraging active, sustainable working.

The report presents examples of effective measures to reduce prolonged standing, highlighting the importance of tailoring risk assessments and prevention measures to the needs of individuals and encouraging active, sustainable working.

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Sector / Indrustry covered
Not sector specific
Hazards
Static postures - sitting
Static postures - standing
Health effects
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Lower limb disorders
Neck and shoulder disorders
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
Awareness raising
Guidance
Risk assessment
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area
Sedentary work
Year
2021