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Importance of ergonomics in occupational health prevention

Type
Guides & Tools
Country
Hungary
Languages
Hungarian
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Description

Description: 

This PPT provides information about the importance of ergonomics in occupational health prevention.

Importance of ergonomics in occupational health prevention

Detailed Information

Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Hazards: 
Fast-paced work
Forceful movements
Manual handling of loads
Repetitive movements/work
Static postures - standing
Health effects: 
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Lower limb disorders
Neck and shoulder disorders
Prevention measures: 
Elimination of hazards
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Worker participation
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
All (no specific group)
Purpose of the material: 
General information
Awareness raising
Risk assessment
Target audience: 
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area: 
Prevention
Date of Publication / Year : 
2019