This article is one in a series of discussion papers looking at sectors that have a high prevalence of MSDs. It summarises the findings of a review undertaken as part of the ergoHair project, which aims to promote a healthy and safe working environment in the hairdressing sector.
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.
Factors in the mental work environment appear to be related to the occurrence of physical pain and nuisance. In this leaflet you can read briefly about research in the field as well as find inspiration and methods to move forward with a multi-strenuous effort against muscle and skeletal problems in...
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 manual provides guidance on the health consequences of a non-ergonomic workstation and about workstation equipment, spatial organisation of the computer workstation, organisation of working time, multi-monitor workstations and working with a tablet and laptop
"The catalogue consists of an introduction to 'nudge' as well as a description of five nudge tools to get more movement in everyday life. The five tools are straightforward to implement for a representative of the work environment organization, and there are thorough instructions for each of them."
This factsheet presents selected issues related to the knowledge of computer workstation ergonomics principles and their application by call centre employees in Poland. Training courses combined with ergonomic intervention enable the employee to use the workplace more effectively thanks to greater...