ErgoKita: an example of an ergonomic intervention in the education sector

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ErgoKita: an example of an ergonomic intervention in the education sector

ErgoKita: an example of an ergonomic intervention in the education sector

Type of item
Case study
Country
Il-Ġermanja
Languages

English

Provider
Provider (English)
EU OSHA
Provider (Original)
EU OSHA

Description

This case study examines the ErgoKita project, which studied risk factors for musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in nursery-school teachers and the effects of an intervention. It started with physiological work measurement, covering awkward postures such as sitting and lifting, and included provision of ergonomic equipment.

This case study examines the ErgoKita project, which studied risk factors for musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in nursery-school teachers and the effects of an intervention. It started with physiological work measurement, covering awkward postures such as sitting and lifting, and included provision of ergonomic equipment.

Other data

Sector / Indrustry covered
EDUKAZZJONI
Edukazzjoni ta' qabel il-primarja
Hazards
Pożizzjonijiet skomdi
Tqandil manwali tat-tagħbija
Perikli psikosoċjali/ta’ stress
Ħidma b’kundizzjoni/marda eżistenti tal-MSD
Health effects
Uġigħ jew korriment fid-dahar
Disturbi fil-parti ta’ fuq tad-dirgħajn
Disturbi fil-parti t’isfel tad-dirgħajn
Disturbi fl-għonq u l-ispallejn
MSDs mhux speċifikati
Aggravar ta’ kundizzjoni (kronika) eżistenti
Stress
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
Kollha (l-ebda grupp speċifiku)
Nisa
Prevention measures
Eliminazzjoni tal-perikli
Titjib fit-tekniki ta’ xogħol individwali (eż. pożizzjonijiet ta’ tqandil manwali)
Pariri u miżuri sempliċi
Parteċipazzjoni tal-ħaddiema
Miżuri tekniċi eż. tagħmir ergonomiku
Tnaqqis/minimizzazzjoni tar-riskju permezz ta’ miżuri organizzattivi, eż. it-tnaqqis tal-għadd ta’ ħaddiema esposti, ir-rotazzjoni tax-xogħol
Aġġustamenti wara assenza minħabba korriment/mard
Taħriġ/gwida (għall-ħaddiema)
Priority area
Kundizzjonijiet kroniċi
Ġenerazzjonijiet futuri
Prevenzjoni
Riskji psikosoċjali
Year
2020