Although ergonomic recommendations for equipment, layout and organisation for the home office exist and are known to people who work regularly at home, this is not necessarily the case for those who find themselves having to work at home suddenly because of COVID-19. The ergonomic design of a screen...
Tuki- ja liikuntaelinsairauksia koskevat käytännön työkalut ja ohjeet
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This document provides content and methods of filling out a short procedure for the identification and quantification of the risk of biomechanical overload of the upper limbs using the OCRA checklist / methodology.
Manual patient handling is one of the major occupational risks for healthcare workers. Of primary concern are back injuries and shoulder strains, which can both, be severely debilitating. There are several factors, which make patient handling activities hazardous and hereby increase the risk of...
This factsheet aims to provide data on the incidence of the main occupational diseases related to the construction sector, including musculoskeletal disorders.
This factsheet contains useful information for the prevention of MSDs such as back pain, neck pain and shoulder pain, which are very common among students, with the aim of ensuring a return to school in line with the recent regulations to prevent COVID-19 infection.
This guide presents several ergonomic criteria, e.g. adapted to the morphology of the users, that must be taken into account when purchasing furniture and accessories intended for display screen workstations. Most common pitfalls to be avoided are mentioned.