Type Guides & Tools
ProviderHessian Ministry for Social Affairs and Integration, Beratungsstelle für Technologiefolgen und Qualifizierung im Bildungswerk der Vereinten Dienstleistungsgewerkschaft (ver.di) im Lande Hessen e.V.
ergo-online® is a comprehensive and attractive online platform on occupational health and safety for office work, telework and mobile work. The website is aimed at workers, employers, safety officers, OSH consultant and workers representatives. The website offers helpful information and practical...
Type Visual resources, Guides & Tools
ProviderGerman protestant office for occupational health and safety - EFAS
Cleaning activities can be physically demanding and should be done without exposing workers to the risks of work-related musculoskeletal diseases (MSD). However, cleaners are at risk of developing MSDs as a result of their work. There are various solutions that can be used in order to modify tasks...
Type Case study
In collaboration with IKK Nordrhein which is the health insurance of many trade businesses by tradition, Klaus Brandenburg started a project for healthy backs for his workers. The project combined health promotion and technical prevention measures.
Type Visual resources
This short, wordless video (apart from the title in Spanish) provides basic advice and tips on improvising to make using a laptop at home more ergonomic, for example in the context of sudden home working enforced by Covid-19. It also provides tips for children. Also relevant to non-teleworkers who...
Type Case study
The hygiene institute was responsible for protecting the population against infectious diseases and wanted to reduce absenteeism and job turnover in the cleaning team, which consisted of 15 women, in such a way, that workers over 50 or 55 could remain in the job.