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Position for safety and comfort

Type
Visual resources
Country
Canada
Languages
English
Provider
Canadian Centre for Occupational Safety and Health (CCOHS)

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Description

Description: 

Poster showing the correct position to sit when doing screen work. It also gives some simple tips that people should keep in mind while doing screen work. 

 

Position for safety and comfort

Detailed Information

Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Hazards: 
Static postures - sitting
Using Display Screen Equipment
Health effects: 
MSDs unspecified
Prevention measures: 
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
All (no specific group)
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Target audience: 
All (no specific target audience)
Type of visual resource: 
Poster
Priority area: 
Prevention
Sedentary work