This case study highlights the successful collaboration of management, carpenters, an ergonomist and architect to create a safe and ergonomic workplace. The ergonomist facilitated the project and worked closely with two carpenters to analyse risks and define specifications for the new workshop.
Praktické nástroje a usmernenia k poškodeniam podporno-pohybovej sústavy
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This factsheet provides information about the health problems, health hazards related to working in a standind positions. It also provides recommendations for improving workplace design and how to reduce the effects of working in this posture.
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.
This discussion paper looks at the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in the construction sector in the EU and in Italy in particular and at the tasks that put workers at risk, such as manual lifting and awkward postures.
This presentation highlights the dangers of prolonged sitting at work, with musculoskeletal pain, cardiovascular disease and cancer being just some of the associated problems. It outlines who is most at risk and gives handy tips and guidance for employers and workers to keep everyone moving.
There are many causes of back pain. The German Social Accident Insurance for Raw materials and the chemical industry BG RCI offers courses to prevent back pain. The courses are split in four modules and are carried out by qualified specialists from the BG RCI. The modules deal with: Module 1 - Learn...