Working in a standing position - basic information

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Working in a standing position - basic information

Working in a standing position - basic information

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
Canada
Languages

English

Provider
Provider (English)
Canadian Centre for Occupational Safety and Health (CCOHS)
Provider (Original)
Canadian Centre for Occupational Safety and Health (CCOHS)

Description

This factsheet provides information about the health problems, health hazards related to working in a standind positions. It also provides recommendations for improving workplace design and how to reduce the effects of working in this posture.

This factsheet provides information about the health problems, health hazards related to working in a standind positions. It also provides recommendations for improving workplace design and how to reduce the effects of working in this posture.

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Hazards
Awkward postures
Static postures - standing
Health effects
Back pain or injury
Lower limb disorders
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
Reducing/minimising the risk by organisational measures, e.g. reducing the number of workers exposed, job rotation
Purpose of the material
General information
Awareness raising
Guidance
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Year
2021