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Setting up a temporary home office

Type
Guides & Tools
Country
Canada
Languages
English
Provider
Institute for Work & Health

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Description

Description: 

This article offers ergonomics advice on setting up a temporary home office when little is adjustable.

 

Setting up a temporary home office

Detailed Information

Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
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: 
Simple tips and measures
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Exercises
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
Home workers
Purpose of the material: 
Warning message/Alert
General information
Awareness raising
Target audience: 
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area: 
Prevention
Sedentary work
Date of Publication / Year : 
2020