Unfortunate work positions

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Unfortunate work positions

Uheldige arbeidsstillinger

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
Norway
Languages

no

Provider
Provider (English)
arbeidstilsynet
Provider (Original)
arbeidstilsynet

Description

This website provides information on unfortunate work positions; its nature, its risks and some tips on variation. It also provides a risk assessment method for unfortunate work positions.

 

Arbeid som binder arbeidstakeren til én bestemt arbeidsstilling eller bevegelse over tid, utsetter kroppen for belastning som kan føre til helseplager og -skader. Vanlige helseplager er smerte og betennelser (inflammasjon) i ledd, leddbånd, slimposer, sener og i muskulatur.

 

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Language of original language description

no

Other data

Hazards
Awkward postures
Health effects
MSDs unspecified
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
All (no specific group)
Prevention measures
Elimination of hazards
Simple tips and measures
Reducing/minimising the risk by organisational measures, e.g. reducing the number of workers exposed, job rotation
Purpose of the material
Guidance
Risk assessment
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)