This factsheet provides information about the health problems, health hazards related to working in a standind positions. It also provides recommendations for improving workplace design and how to reduce the effects of working in this posture.
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 factsheets explain how continuous standing or sitting while working is a common source of discomfort and fatigue. Frequent changes of body positions, including alternating between sitting and standing, helps to avoid fatigue.
This presentation highlights the dangers of prolonged sitting at work, with musculoskeletal pain, cardiovascular disease and cancer being just some of the associated problems. It outlines who is most at risk and gives handy tips and guidance for employers and workers to keep everyone moving.
There are many causes of back pain. The German Social Accident Insurance for Raw materials and the chemical industry BG RCI offers courses to prevent back pain. The courses are split in four modules and are carried out by qualified specialists from the BG RCI. The modules deal with: Module 1 - Learn...
What is the ideal working height for an activity? What is the best way to deal with frequent or long-term work on the screen? What should be done about noise and vibration? What has to be considered for an ageing workforce? What are the effects of time of day on working activity? These and many...
This campaign infographic provides information about sedentary jobs and what can be done by employers and workers to address the risks associated with lack of movement and lack of physical activity at work.
This info sheet outlines the current health recommendations and contains simple tips for employers and workers, such as taking frequent microbreaks, walking during phone calls, stretching breaks in meetings and ‘dynamic sitting’ , with specific advice for drivers.