Although ergonomic recommendations for equipment, layout and organisation for the home office exist and are known to people who work regularly at home, this is not necessarily the case for those who find themselves having to work at home suddenly because of COVID-19. The ergonomic design of a screen...
Strumenti pratici e orientamenti sui disturbi muscoloscheletrici
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This guide presents several ergonomic criteria, e.g. adapted to the morphology of the users, that must be taken into account when purchasing furniture and accessories intended for display screen workstations. Most common pitfalls to be avoided are mentioned.
The film shows the most important lifting and carrying techniques in a simple and understandable way for everyone. Employees learn how they can protect their backs when handling loads. The film is also useful for occupational training and practical instructions at work.
The FCOS Checkbox is a browser-based web application. Along with it, the FCOS also offers two smartphone apps – “SafetyCheck” and “ErgoCheck” – that were specially developed for the Checkbox. "ErgoCheck" helps you with step-by-step instructions on how to optimise workstations with computers. You do...
This publication includes statistics about musculoskeletal disorders (prevalence, risk factors, preventive measures) in Switzerland. (pp. 4-16 and pp. 25-29).
Many working people are thus currently exposed to a variety of stresses, which may have consequences for their health. Based on the existing bases Health Promotion Switzerland has put together some important points for health-promoting teleworking.Any of the following tips may seem trivial or...
This guide provides practical advice and examples on the correct positions for workers who handle loads and the correct way to maintain a good posture. It also provides examples of stretching exercises in seated work.