The body is not designed for static postures working in a standing position on a regular basis can cause swelling of the legs, low back pain, stiffness in the neck and shoulders, and other health problems. This brochure provides tips on how you can reduce physical strain at work and prevent...
Strumenti pratici e orientamenti sui disturbi muscoloscheletrici
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This brochure on standing at work gives tips and information about body and posture relief as well as workplace and break time. The goal of the brochure is to prevent MSDs when standing.
This brochure gives information about both standing and sitting in the workplace. It gives tips on when to sit and when to stand and also provides useful information about the main risks associated with standing and/or sitting and how to overcome these risks.
Standing for long periods of time at work can cause discomfort and may pose workers at risk of muskuloskeletal diseases. This flyer provides helpful tips for a good workplace design and supports you on how you to protect yourself from negative effects of long standing at work.
This leaflet provides valuable tips for optimal workplace design and shows how workers can protect themselves from the harmful consequences of standing up. Working long standing hours can cause pain and is a health risk.
This booklet presents basic information about ergonomics: introduction, workplace environment, constrained postures, monotone demands, handling of loads, choice of work equipment, arrangement and dimensions of work places.
It is particularly important to adapt the workplace to your needs, when you are doing precision work (e.g. watch manufacture). Very important are the correct working height, armrests and sufficient light. This brochure shows how to properly set up your workplace when performing precision work.