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Participate in prevention at Oce

Type
Case study
Country
Netherlands
Languages
Dutch
Provider
Dutch Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment.
Description: 

Physically demanding work can have nasty consequences for the body of an employee. There are many different ways to deal with physically demanding work. Read in this Océ practical story how they have dealt with physically demanding work.

Participate in prevention at Oce

Detailed Information

Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Hazards: 
Manual handling of loads
Repetitive movements/work
Forceful movements
Awkward postures
Static postures - standing
Static postures - sitting
Fast-paced work
Using Display Screen Equipment
Poor work organisation
Health effects: 
MSDs unspecified
Prevention measures: 
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Worker participation
Training/guidance (for workers)
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
All (no specific group)
Purpose of the material: 
General information
Awareness raising
Target audience: 
Employers
Managers
Priority area: 
Facts and figures
Date of Publication / Year : 
2016