Computers are used on a large scale, both at work and privately. Employees who spend a lot of time behind a screen might suffer from complaints of the arms, neck and shoulders. A good workplace design and work posture are key factors in preventing complaints. A construction site worker is taught how he must lift. An office worker is often expected to work in a healthy manner behind a computer screen. The risks tend to be underestimated. In this toolbox we will discuss what you should pay attention to.
To prevent the risks above, you can take the measures stated below:
Advice: Go through the module “Beeldschermwerk” (screen work / only available in Dutch). Click on the link below. It will help you prevent getting back, neck, shoulders and hands complaints.
Advice: You can request the micro pause computer programme ‘WorkPace Training’ via MijnICT.
For more information, read the folder below (only in Dutch) by clicking on the link: