Although ergonomic recommendations for equipment, layout and organisation for the home office exist and are known to people who work regularly at home, this is not necessarily the case for those who find themselves having to work at home suddenly because of COVID-19. The ergonomic design of a screen...
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 guide presents several ergonomic criteria, e.g. adapted to the morphology of the users, that must be taken into account when purchasing furniture and accessories intended for display screen workstations. Most common pitfalls to be avoided are mentioned.
This checklist includes questions on working postures of the back and neck, arms and hands, legs during sitting and standing tasks. It also gives examples of the type of action at a technical, organisational and individual level that can be put in place to prevent or reduce the risks caused by...
The FCOS Checkbox is a browser-based web application. Along with it, the FCOS also offers two smartphone apps – “SafetyCheck” and “ErgoCheck” – that were specially developed for the Checkbox. "ErgoCheck" helps you with step-by-step instructions on how to optimise workstations with computers. You do...
This factsheet contains useful information for the prevention of MSDs such as back pain, neck pain and shoulder pain, which are very common among students, with the aim of ensuring a return to school in line with the recent regulations to prevent COVID-19 infection.
This websection helps employers in assessing the risks of using video display terminals (VDU´s). It contains sections dedicated to the safe use of the VDU´s, laws and regulations, associations between VDU´s and health and types of VDU´s workstations.
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.