Home-based working has some advantages, such as saving time on the office commute. However, it is also associated with an increase in prolonged sitting, social isolation from colleagues and difficulty in disconnecting. This info sheet explains why this can have a negative impact on teleworkers’...
Għodda prattika u gwida dwar disturbi muskoloskeletali
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This PPT focuses on home-based telework and why it should be part of every employer’s risk assessment process. It also brings up how employers should establish a telework policy that includes provisions on occupational risk assessment, ergonomic equipment, working hours and expected results.
Employees of the Slovenian insurance company Zavarovalnica Triglav, d.d. mostly perform desk-based work and risk developing MSDs through computer use. The company used a holistic approach to address mental and physical health through ergonomic measures, promotion of physical activity and awareness...
Most employees of German multinational software corporation SAP SE work at their desks, exposing them to ergonomic problems. SAP SE developed an extensive knowledge database containing resources and guidance to promote ergonomics and prevent MSDs. This includes advice on business car use and working...
Practical and visual course teaching the best way to use all the different devices we might see each day so that we don’t hurt ourselves. The course covers things like computers, laptops, tablets, games consoles and smart phones. It takes around 10 minutes to complete.
This factsheets explain how continuous standing or sitting while working is a common source of discomfort and fatigue. Frequent changes of body positions, including alternating between sitting and standing, helps to avoid fatigue.