Easy Ergonomics - Practical approach for improving the workplace

Tip: 
Guides & Tools
Country: 
USA
Languages: 
English
Provider: 
Oregon Occupational Safety and Health (Oregon OSHA)

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This booklet offers a simple, hands-on approach to workplace ergonomics that can work  regardless of the size of your organization. It is designed for owners, supervisors, and employees as they work toward improving their workplace. The booklet is divided into four sections: I. How Ergonomics Can Help. Introduces you to ergonomics, describes the benefits of taking a proactive approach, and illustrates some practical workplace improvements made by employers and employees in California. II. Ergonomics and Your Workplace. Describes factors  that may contribute to problems in work tasks. Also provides a simple method to help you address ergonomics issues in your workplace. III. Improving Your Workplace. Shows examples of ergonomic improvements. Offers suggestions to help set priorities, make informed choices, and determine whether your improvements are working effectively. IV. Resources. Includes a problem-solving exercise. Presents basic information on musculoskeletal disorders, suggestions for getting help from a health-care provider, and ergonomics references for further reading (including case studies and Internet Web sites).

 

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Language of original language description: 
English

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Mhux speċifiku għas-Settur
Perikli: 
Tqandil manwali tat-tagħbija
Movimenti/xogħol ripetittiv(i)
Movimenti bis-saħħa
Pożizzjonijiet skomdi
Pożizzjonijiet statiċi - bilwieqfa
Pożizzjonijiet statiċi - bilqiegħda
Organizzazzjoni tax-xogħol ħażina
Health effects: 
MSDs mhux speċifikati
Prevention measures: 
Titjib fit-tekniki ta’ xogħol individwali (eż. pożizzjonijiet ta’ tqandil manwali)
Pariri u miżuri sempliċi
Miżuri tekniċi eż. tagħmir ergonomiku
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
Kollha (l-ebda grupp speċifiku)
Purpose of the material: 
Gwida
Udjenza fil-mira: 
Kollha (l-ebda udjenza fil-mira speċifika)
Priority area: 
Prevenzjoni