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ergo-online®

Type
Guides & Tools
Country
Germany
Languages
German
Provider
Hessian Ministry for Social Affairs and Integration
Beratungsstelle für Technologiefolgen und Qualifizierung im Bildungswerk der Vereinten Dienstleistungsgewerkschaft (ver.di) im Lande Hessen e.V.

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Description

Description: 

ergo-online® is a comprehensive and attractive online platform on occupational health and safety for office work, telework and mobile work. The website is aimed at workers, employers, safety officers, OSH consultant and workers representatives.  The website offers helpful information and practical tips for a healthy work design. ergo-online.de is part of the social network of the Hessian Ministry of Social Affairs and Integration.

ergo-online®

Detailed Information

Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Hazards: 
Poor work environment, e.g lighting
Poor work organisation
Static postures - sitting
Teleworking
Using Display Screen Equipment
Hazards other: 
office work
Health effects: 
Back pain or injury
Neck and shoulder disorders
MSDs unspecified
Stress
Prevention measures: 
Elimination of hazards
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
All (no specific group)
Purpose of the material: 
General information
Guidance
Target audience: 
Employers
Worker representatives
Safety officers
Occupational health physician
OSH consultant
Workers
Priority area: 
Prevention
Date of Publication / Year : 
2020