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...
Għodda prattika u gwida dwar disturbi muskoloskeletali
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Resources available (7)
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.
This leaflet provides valuable tips for optimal workplace design and shows how workers can protect themselves from the harmful consequences of sitting. Working for long periods of time while sitting can cause pain and is a health risk.
This booklet presents basic information about ergonomics: introduction, workplace environment, constrained postures, monotone demands, handling of loads, choice of work equipment, arrangement and dimensions of work places.
This guide provides information on why a prevention policy needs to be implemented for the prevention of back pain disorders in the transport sector. It explains the causes, and provides preventive solutions in the transport sector and how to implement them with the help of pictures.
This guide aims at serving as a practical aid especially for employers in which workplaces are working with display units. It is intended in particular to help SMEs to implement measures to prevent musculoskeletal disorders.
A series of short videos (in the chapters of the FCOS Box) shows how to ensure greater safety in the office, including ergonomics, and which factors need to be considered to achieve this. Each chapter contains practical tips and they are also downloadable as pdf.