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Protecting homeworkers

Type
Guides & Tools
Country
United Kingdom
Languages
English
Provider

Description

Description: 

In the context of Covid-19, the resources on this webpage include a short video on how to set up your workstation that provides suggestions for improving how you can improve the ergonomics.

Protecting homeworkers

Detailed Information

Hazards: 
Poor work environment, e.g lighting
Static postures - sitting
Using Display Screen Equipment
Health effects: 
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
MSDs unspecified
Prevention measures: 
Simple tips and measures
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Training/guidance (for workers)
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
All (no specific group)
Home workers
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Guidance
Risk assessment
Target audience: 
All (no specific target audience)
Employers
Workers
Type of visual resource: 
Film
Priority area: 
Prevention
Psychosocial risks
Sedentary work
Telework
Date of Publication / Year : 
2020