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Ergo break for forest workers

Type
Visual resources
Case study
Country
Germany
Languages
German
Provider

Description

Description: 

Ergo break is a special work-related training concept for forest workers. The compensatory exercises can be done on site in the forest without great effort or interruption of the work-flow. ergo break is tailored to the physical work of forest workers. Just a few minutes for health promotion brings the body back into balance and relieve painful tension. The film shows an example of an ergo break.


 

Ergo break for forest workers

Detailed Information

Hazards: 
Awkward postures
Manual handling of loads
Health effects: 
Back pain or injury
Neck and shoulder disorders
MSDs unspecified
Prevention measures: 
Exercises
Other
Prevention measures other: 
break
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
All (no specific group)
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Target audience: 
Supervisor
Workers
Type of visual resource: 
Film
Priority area: 
Prevention
Date of Publication / Year : 
2014