An ICT worker diagnosed with knee osteoarthritis was able to remain in his job thanks to some straightforward adjustments. Thus, the company he works for had been able to retain an expert worker who is able to train others.
Strumenti pratici e orientamenti sui disturbi muscoloscheletrici
Per consentire un’agevole valutazione e gestione dei rischi di DMS nei luoghi di lavoro, la nostra banca dati di facile utilizzo contiene vari strumenti pratici e materiali orientativi sviluppati a livello dell’UE e nazionale.
Le risorse includono studi campione e materiali visivi e riguardano svariati settori, tipi di pericolo e misure di prevenzione. Alcune sono rivolte in modo specifico a determinati soggetti interessati, ad esempio datori di lavoro, lavoratori o dirigenti, mentre altre alla gestione dei DMS tra gruppi specifici di lavoratori. Le risorse possono essere filtrate per una di queste categorie o altre ancora, così non avrai problemi a trovare esattamente ciò che cerchi.
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This book offers a multi-faceted orientation in the prerequisites for healthy and effective human work. It is intended to help budding system designers and production engineers tackle these design challenges holistically.
This Guide is provided by the International Social Security Association (ISSA) to support Mmall and Medium Sized Enterprises to carry out a risk assessment. It is intended to conform to the requirement for a risk assessment during operations with manual load handling.
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.
The Workplace Ergonomic Risk Assessment (WERA) method is an observational tool that covers an extensive range of physical risk factors including posture, repetition, forceful, vibration, contact stress and task duration: Is also involves the five main body regions to be assessed (shoulder, wrists...
This short, wordless video (apart from the title in Spanish) provides basic advice and tips on improvising to make using a laptop at home more ergonomic, for example in the context of sudden home working enforced by Covid-19. It also provides tips for children. Also relevant to non-teleworkers who...
The Job Strain Index (JSI) method gives a quick and systematic assessment of the hand/wrist postural risks to a worker. The analysis can be conducted before and after an intervention to demonstrate that the intervention has worked to lower the risk of injury.