How to buy an office chair that fits you

Digita: 
Visual resources
Guides & Tools
Country: 
Germania
Languages: 
German
Provider: 
German Social Accident Insurance for the Administrative Sector VBG

Descrizione

People working in offices spend the largest part of their working time in a sitting position, i.e. a posture causing considerable strain. Injuries resulting from sitting for long periods are a serious occupational health and safety problem. The quality of office chairs is of great importance for workers' health, well-being, and labour efficiency. This booklet provides information and criteria  for good office chairs. It is easy to understand and illustrated with appealing pictures. A checklist helps you to find a suitable work chair for you and your employees.

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Language of original language description: 
German

Other data

Sector / Industry covered: 
ATTIVITÀ AMMINISTRATIVE E DI SERVIZI DI SUPPORTO
Pericoli: 
Posture statiche: stare seduti
Utilizzare dispositivi provvisti di videoterminali
Health effects: 
Dolori o infortuni dorso-lombari
Disturbi a collo e spalle
DMS non specificati
Prevention measures: 
Semplici consigli e misure
Misure tecniche, ad esempio attrezzature ergonomiche
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
Tutti (nessun gruppo specifico)
Purpose of the material: 
Orientamenti
Destinatari: 
Tutti (nessun destinatario specifico)
Tipo di risorsa visiva: 
Volantino/opuscolo
Priority area: 
Prevenzione
Date of Publication / Year : 
2020