Home-based working has some advantages, such as saving time on the office commute. However, it is also associated with an increase in prolonged sitting, social isolation from colleagues and difficulty in disconnecting. This info sheet explains why this can have a negative impact on teleworkers’...
Strumenti pratici e orientamenti sui disturbi muscoloscheletrici
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This PPT focuses on home-based telework and why it should be part of every employer’s risk assessment process. It also describes the main work-related MSD risk factors associated with telework and provides preventive measures to address them.
This PPT focuses on home-based telework and why it should be part of every employer’s risk assessment process. It also brings up how employers should establish a telework policy that includes provisions on occupational risk assessment, ergonomic equipment, working hours and expected results.
This discussion paper provides an introduction to participatory approaches to ergonomics and looks at their effectiveness in preventing work-related musculoskeletal disorders. Participatory ergonomics interventions involve the people who actually do the work in designing solutions to reduce...
COVID-19 presents a new and emerging work-related health risk. This discussion paper explores the disproportionate risks facing migrant workers, already among most vulnerable in Europe’s workforce.
This report reviews how telework was regulated at the EU and national levels pre-COVID-19, exploring legislation, employment and working conditions, occupational safety and health issues, and work-life balance. The role of collective bargaining and social dialogue is also discussed.
The report presents examples of effective measures to reduce prolonged standing, highlighting the importance of tailoring risk assessments and prevention measures to the needs of individuals and encouraging active, sustainable working.