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Purchase of furniture and accessories for display screen work

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Guides & Tools
Country
Switzerland
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Description

Description: 

This guide presents several ergonomic criteria, e.g. adapted to the morphology of the users, that must be taken into account when purchasing furniture and accessories intended for display screen workstations. Most common pitfalls to be avoided are mentioned.

Purchase of furniture and accessories for display screen work

Detailed Information

Hazards: 
Static postures - sitting
Using Display Screen Equipment
Health effects: 
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Lower limb disorders
Neck and shoulder disorders
Prevention measures: 
Elimination of hazards
Simple tips and measures
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
All (no specific group)
Home workers
Purpose of the material: 
General information
Awareness raising
Guidance
Target audience: 
Employers
Managers
Workers
Priority area: 
Prevention
Sedentary work
Telework