Instructions - Workplace Ergonomic Risk Assessment

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Instructions - Workplace Ergonomic Risk Assessment

Instructions - Workplace Ergonomic Risk Assessment

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
International
Languages

English

Provider
Provider (English)
Cornell University Ergonomics Web
Provider (Original)
Cornell University Ergonomics Web

Description

This document provides instructions associated with the Workplace Ergonomic Risk Assessment  (WERA) method, and observational tool developed to provide a method of screening the working task quickly for exposure physical risk factor associated with MSDs.

This document provides instructions associated with the Workplace Ergonomic Risk Assessment  (WERA) method, and observational tool developed to provide a method of screening the working task quickly for exposure physical risk factor associated with MSDs.

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Sector / Indrustry covered
Non specifico per settore
Hazards
Awkward postures
Forceful movements
Manual handling of loads
Repetitive movements/work
Static postures - sitting
Static postures - standing
Health effects
MSDs unspecified
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
Tutti (nessun gruppo specifico)
Prevention measures
Elimination of hazards
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Reducing/minimising the risk by organisational measures, e.g. reducing the number of workers exposed, job rotation
Purpose of the material
Guidance
Risk assessment
Target audience
Safety officers
Occupational health physician
OSH consultant
Priority area
Prevenzione
Year
2011