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Musculoskeletal disorders and telework

Type
Guides & Tools
Country
EU
Languages
English
Provider

Description

Description: 

This article aims at describing the main work-related MSDs risk factors related to telework and presenting preventive / protective recommendations and approaches to address them.

Musculoskeletal disorders and telework

Detailed Information

Hazards: 
Poor work environment, e.g lighting
Psychosocial/stress hazards
Static postures - sitting
Using Display Screen Equipment
Health effects: 
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Stress
Prevention measures: 
Elimination of hazards
Simple tips and measures
Worker participation
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Exercises
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
Home workers
Purpose of the material: 
General information
Awareness raising
Risk assessment
Target audience: 
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area: 
Telework
Date of Publication / Year : 
2021