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.
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 leaflet illustrates some of the most common risks in the agricultural sector, including musculoskeletal disorders.
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 OSHwiki article presents the Hungarian Spine Society (HSS) prevention programme set up to achieve daily physical education (DPE) with special posture-correcting exercises for all students. A sedentary lifestyle in children affects the development of their spine, its physiological curvature and...
The objective of this OSHwiki article is to show how public health actors were able to achieve mandatory prescription and gradual implementation of daily physical education (DPE) for all schoolchildren in Hungaryand how the implementation was helped by medical professionals and by some ambitious...
The aim of this article is to provide a guide for the selection of easy-to-use, usable and research-based assessment tools for the assessment of risk for work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs) during the SLIC Campaign 2022 ‘Healthy Workplaces Lighten the load’.
This article shows how important it is to adopt a "life-course" approach for studying musculoskeletal conditions and musculoskeletal health. This approach gives potential for a better understanding of how and why musculoskeletal conditions occur over the life course and how musculoskeletal health...