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Display screens. Health and ergonomy

Type
Guides & Tools
Country
France
Languages
French
Provider

Description

Description: 

Working with display screens can be a source of eye fatigue, stress and MSDs. This guide focuses on two main issues: health at work and the ergonomic computer work / workstation.

Display screens. Health and ergonomy

Detailed Information

Hazards: 
Psychosocial/stress hazards
Static postures - sitting
Using Display Screen Equipment
Health effects: 
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Neck and shoulder disorders
Stress
Prevention measures: 
Elimination of hazards
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Worker participation
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Training/guidance (for workers)
Exercises
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
Home workers
Purpose of the material: 
General information
Awareness raising
Guidance
Risk assessment
Target audience: 
Employers
Managers
Worker representatives
Workers
Priority area: 
Prevention
Psychosocial risks
Sedentary work
Telework
Date of Publication / Year : 
2017