Accommodations and task changes to enable an ICT worker to manage knee osteoarthritis

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Accommodations and task changes to enable an ICT worker to manage knee osteoarthritis

Type of item
Case study
Country
International
Languages

English

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

Description

An ICT worker diagnosed with knee osteoarthritis was able to remain in his job thanks to some straightforward adjustments. Thus, the company he works for had been able to retain an expert worker who is able to train others.

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Sector / Indrustry covered
INFORMÁCIÓ, KOMMUNIKÁCIÓ
Hazards
Awkward postures
Manual handling of loads
Working with an existing MSD condition/disease
Health effects
Lower limb disorders
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
Sufferer of an MSK disorder or disease
Prevention measures
Elimination of hazards
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
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
Adjustments following injury/sickness absence
Adjustments/support for chronic MSD disorder/disease/pain suffers
Purpose of the material
General information
Awareness raising
Risk assessment
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area
Krónikus betegségek
Year
2020