If you’re confused by seemingly duelling headlines about the negative health effects of prolonged sitting and prolonged standing, this video may help clear things up. In this video, scientists give their opinion on the risks of both sitting and standing.
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 fact sheet displays several exercise (including pictures) workers can do in order to prevent muscle pain or strain. Many office workers have jobs where they sit or stand for long periods. Working in one position can lead to muscle pain and strain. Exercises done at the desk can help.
ARTEX is a small sewing plant with 14 female employees working five-day single shifts. Repetitive tasks, performed seated, increase the risk of MSDs. In addition to legally-required medical checks, assessment of individual workstations led to improvements in work organisation, layout and equipment...
This manual provides guidance on the health consequences of a non-ergonomic workstation and about workstation equipment, spatial organisation of the computer workstation, organisation of working time, multi-monitor workstations and working with a tablet and laptop
eOfficeErgo is an evidence-based and standard-compliant online training program on the proper way to set up and work at office workstations in order to prevent musculoskeletal disorders and other injuries. It is easy accessible and consists of several different modules
This guide provides recommendations on how to work on screen and avoid MSDs. It also provides some simple exercises on how to avoid MSDs.
This factsheet presents selected issues related to the knowledge of computer workstation ergonomics principles and their application by call centre employees in Poland. Training courses combined with ergonomic intervention enable the employee to use the workplace more effectively thanks to greater...