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

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.

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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English

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Sector / Indrustry covered
SERVIZI DI INFORMAZIONE E COMUNICAZIONE
Hazards
Posture scomode
Movimentazione manuale di carichi
Lavorare con una condizione/malattia legata a DMS
Health effects
Disturbi agli arti inferiori
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
Persone che soffrono di DMS
Prevention measures
Eliminazione dei pericoli
Migliorare le tecniche di lavoro individuali (ad esempio posture legate alla movimentazione manuale)
Semplici consigli e misure
Misure tecniche, ad esempio attrezzature ergonomiche
Limitare/ridurre al minimo il rischio mediante misure organizzative, ad esempio la diminuzione del numero di lavoratori esposti e la rotazione del lavoro
Adeguamenti a seguito di infortuni/assenze dovute a malattia
Adjustments/support for chronic MSD disorder/disease/pain suffers
Purpose of the material
Informazioni generali
Sensibilizzazione
Valutazione del rischio
Target audience
Tutti (nessun destinatario specifico)
Priority area
Condizioni croniche
Year
2020