This info sheet gives different strategies to reduce MSD hazards and improve workplace performance. It contains of three main principles: Ten ways to keep MSDs at bay Information on how gender can effect MSDs Low-tech, low-cost ergonomics solutions especially for small businesses.
Għodda prattika u gwida dwar disturbi muskoloskeletali
Sabiex ikun faċli għall-postijiet tax-xogħol biex jivvalutaw u jimmaniġġjaw ir-riskji MSD, il-bażi ta’ data tagħna, li hi faċli biex tintuża, tinkludi varjetà ta’ għodda prattika u materjal ta’ gwida żviluppati fil-livelli nazzjonali u tal-UE.
Ir-riżorsi jinkludu studji tal-każijiet u materjali viżwali u jkopru firxa wiesgħa ta’ setturi, tipi ta’ periklu u miżuri ta’ prevenzjoni. Xi wħud huma mmirati speċifikament lejn ċerti atturi, pereżempju l-impjegaturi, il-ħaddiema jew il-maniġers, u xi wħud lejn il-ġestjoni ta’ MSDs fost gruppi speċifiċi ta’ ħaddiema. Ir-riżorsi jistgħu jiġu ffiltrati skont kwalunkwe waħda minn dawn jew skont varjetà ta’ kategoriji oħra, għaldaqstant ma jistax ikun aktar faċli biex issib eżattament dak li qed tfittex.
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If you’re confused by seemingly duelling headlines about the negative health effects of prolonged sitting and prolonged standing, this video may help clear things up. In this video, scientists give their opinion on the risks of both sitting and standing.
This document summarizes the key results of a major study of the risks of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in emergency medical technician-paramedics (EMT-Ps) with the intent of: making stakeholders aware of the risks of MSDs associated with the profession of EMT-P and encouraging the development...
This fact sheet displays several exercise (including pictures) workers can do in order to prevent muscle pain or strain. Many office workers have jobs where they sit or stand for long periods. Working in one position can lead to muscle pain and strain. Exercises done at the desk can help.
eOfficeErgo is an evidence-based and standard-compliant online training program on the proper way to set up and work at office workstations in order to prevent musculoskeletal disorders and other injuries. It is easy accessible and consists of several different modules
In order to work safely and comfortably, each element of your computer workstation should be adjusted to fit your needs. This calculator will provide you with a list of ideal measurements for each component of your workstation including: chair height, keyboard and mouse height, and screen height. It...
Poster showing the correct position to sit when doing screen work. It also gives some simple tips that people should keep in mind while doing screen work.