visual systems designed for active environments
Lü produces state of the art audio visual systems designed for active environments. Lü systems include a projector, a movement detection camera and a light and sound module to create magical immersive spaces where kids learn better through physical …
a national action programme
Finnish Schools on the Move is a national action programme aiming to establish a physically active culture in Finnish comprehensive schools.
A free online resource
As new technology continues to offer us lots of amazing devices that do incredible things, our understanding of what their long-term use can do to our bodies has failed to keep pace.
Helping to make a good and healthy school
The design and furnishing of classrooms are important factors for successful learning and teaching ...
Online training course on design, of human-centred workplaces
The main objective of TRAIN4HCWORK is the development and implementation of a new online course (in English, Spanish, German and French) to strengthen the knowledge and skills of targeted professionals in the design of human-centred workplaces.
A project by KANN
This is a project providing online and offline learning modules for engineers to increase their knowledge on ergonomics. This project was initiated by KAN (Commission for Occupational Health and Safety and Standardisation), Germany.
Since the 1980s, the BG BAU is supporting the interplant training centres ...
University of Applied Sciences Erfurt
The University of Applied Sciences Erfurt and the health insurance company " AOK PLUS " started this project in 2009. A project group with representatives of the insurance company and the University (University Board, Staff, Student Council, Project …
Examples of good practice for ergonomically designed machines
What characterizes an ergonomically designed machine? What aspects must be considered during design? Where can I find relevant information?
In Health and Physical Education, students develop the skills, knowledge, and understanding to strengthen their sense of self, and build and manage satisfying, respectful relationships.
Bewegte Schule Österreich (school on the Move Austria) provides a guideline for Good Practice to help schools prevent and fight MSDs for their students, to improve that and to motivate schools to do more and to share experiences.
As images are more powerful and easier to understand and to remember than words, the sector decided to visualise the abstract term 'ergonomics' in a playful and clear manner, this by developing a ‘3D floorplanner’.
Practical tools with regard to ergonomics and skin prevention were developed for hairdressers, such as a desk research with good practices from 17 countries, an instruction video, 2 manuals with background information for teachers (ergonomics and …
The Healthy school Planner is an online tool designed to help Canadian schools create healthier environments. It offers individual schools a way to assess the overall state of their environment as well as the choice to further explore one or more …
The COVID-19 pandemic has seminally changed the way that education systems within Canada function. Now, with schools moving to re-open, we know that it will not simply be a return to learning as it was.
Physical and Health Education Canada (PHE Canada) champions healthy, active kids by promoting and advancing quality physical and health education opportunities and healthy learning environments.
This smartphone application (app) delivers a basic ergonomic assessment by stepping the user through a series of diagrams and questions to pinpoint musculoskeletal pain, identify possible sources, and discover practical solutions.
Supermarket chain Lidl Hrvatska, in cooperation with the Faculty of Kinesiology - University of Zagreb, started a unique initiative “Good health through correct movement” ...
It is well known that MSDs are a global, public health problem because they have high prevalence around the world, which means enormous expenses for health insurance and community in general, and are the most common cause of chronic non-malignant …
Good results of the project “Good health through correct movement” (Pravilnim kretanjem do zdravlja) that was launched in 2014, triggered the new sequel as the second phase named “With proper movements to health” (part 2).
In the world of work often heavy goods have to be carried by workers. Lifting and carrying heavy goods involves risks for health and safety. In 10 short episodes Napo shows which hazards can occur when lifting and carrying heavy goods and how to lift …
‘Conversation starters for workplace discussions about musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs)’ is a great new resource. It can be used to facilitate group discussions in the workplace or during training.
The Napo website offers a collection of 14 different Napo videos dealing with prevention of MSDs.
This guide aims at helping the user to assess the risk s of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). It details potential risk situations for musculoskeletal disorders and criteria for good preventive practices.
OSH Wiki article providing information on Risk Factors and Effects of MSDs in Teachers and Teaching Assistants.
OSH Wiki article about Musculoskeletal Disorders in Children and Young People.
This online course is a result of years of teaching. All activities and teaching methods have been tested in a school environment with students. The participants will obtain a comprehensive picture of the schools on the Move activities that have been …
HeiaHeia is an App to promote physical activities at workplaces and schools.
As a part of the key project the schools on the Move Programme was expanded to upper secondary education in 2017. The goal of the Mobile Learning program is to increase mobility and the ability to study at secondary level and in higher education.
The Joy in Motion programme is realised in accordance with each unit’s own situation, utilising the Baby steps ideology and models for continued development.
The PIBYRP technique is a simple and ergonomic cutting technique for preventing MSD. The PIBYRP technique is labeled by OMC (Organisation Mondiale de la Coiffure) and is a simple and quick cutting technique developed by Raphael Perrier.
Website providing information on noise at school and at the workplace, interior design and ergonomics.
"TigerKids - Kindergarten aktiv" is a nationwide program for health education in kindergartens ...
The central question is what supports day-care centers in developing their organization in such a way that both the children and the pedagogical specialists expand their options for a healthy lifestyle in the long term.
The education is divided into different modules of coherent units. Duration and course of the studies is self-determined by each student, according to private and on-the-job duties.
Gut Drauf (In a good mood) is a program of the Federal Centre for Health Education (BZgA) to improve the health of girls and boys between 12 and 18 years. One special focus called Tutmirgut is aimed at children aged 5 to 11 years.
A series of training events at companies, called “fresh ergonomics”. Ergonomics specialists visit companies and provide entertaining training for ergonomical behaviour and work to reduce back problems.
Products can be designed with appropriate consideration for safety and health aspects by the application of standards governing ergonomics. In order for greater consideration to be given to the standards in this area during the design process than …
This Report contains the key results from the project "Ergo KiTa – prevention of musculoskeletal disorders among educators in children's day care facilities ...
The Report 2Movement and learning – the concept of moving schools” (“Bewegte Schulen”) by Gerold Brägger, Heinz Hundeloh, Norbert Posse and Hermann Städtler is supposed to promote the concept for improvement of children’s health by sports and …
The German Social Accident Insurance Institution for the public sector in Hesse has picked up this important topic in volume 21 of the series, "Physical activity offers in day-care facilities".
Actually sitting is not really a problem. You sit down, and after a little time you stand up again. But the time span between sitting down and getting up has steadily grown longer in our modern society.
A time table for 30 minutes of physical exercises per day for school children to keep them active and healthy. All execises are shown in YouTube videos that are linked in the time table.
A program for physical exercises for school children to keep them active and healthy.
A program for physical exercises for school children to keep them active and healthy.
The Federal Working Group for Posture and Exercise Promotion eV (BAG) is a non-profit association that was founded in 1961. Since then, the BAG has been dealing with movement in the context of development, health and education in a differentiated …
schoolbag Safety – How can you support your child’s spine at school Carrying schoolbags has a major impact on a child's back health. An inappropriately or incorrectly packed schoolbag may contribute to low back pain in children.
An onsite department is able to provide OSH and ergonomics teaching in other departments, including on the MBA business studies course.
A campaign for teachers and students in Hungary to prevent musculoskeletal disorders with physical activities.
In ITI Latur Welder Trade Instructors and trainees during training course use to complain about work related MSDs, resulted in abscentism from training practicals. An attempt was made to aware and prevent MSDs.
The sudden increase in teleworking from home during the COVID-19 pandemic has put workers at greater risk of musculoskeletal disorders and mental health problems. A new report looks at these risks, the benefits and problems arising from teleworking, …
Napo wants to ensure that everyone can work at home productively, and as safely and healthily as possible. With the support of the Boss and co-worker Napette, Napo has some good advice, and says: "Stop the pandemic, work at home… and work safely!"
It is sometimes a challenge for the public and influential stakeholders to know where to find suitable resources for HF/E education or training.
school plays a vital role in the formation and preparation of the child in all areas of life, including education in the prevention of diseases. The book "Ergonomics at school - The school of ergonomics" (in Italian: “Ergonomia a scuola.
A fact sheet by INAIL, offering information for pupils and students on COVID-19 and ergonomics.
The "Arbocatalogus" provides practical information on how to achieve the desired level of healthy and safe working in hairdressing salons. This concerns physical stress, allergenic effects and psychosocial stress.
Nidaros kindergartens in Trondheim working on a completely new way. Child care centers are added to the right so that the children can make the most even. The adults working as tutors.
During the educational process the students acquire current knowledge regarding ergonomics, safety and health protection, analysis and assessment of occupational risk, safety and work hygiene management.
This package is supposed to make it easier for lecturers to teach interdisciplinary knowledge about safety, ergonomics and hygiene. The package contains eight modules with lessons, guidebooks and excercises.
Sveral curricula for safety and health in schools of the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Education,University of Maribor, Faculty of Education.
The main objective of the PE-ABLE project is the development of the contents and the application of a formative tool to assure to European Occupational Safety professionals a worthy education and training along their professional career regarding to …
TPR stands for Total Physical Response. It's a way of helping students learn a language through physical actions. These actions can be done in small environments, either at home or in class.
This short, wordless video (apart from the title in Spanish) provides basic advice and tips on improvising to make using a laptop at home more ergonomic, for example in the context of sudden home working enforced by Covid-19.
Generation Pep is a non-profit organisation initiated by the Swedish Crown Princess Couple, with the vision that all children and young people in Sweden should have the ability and desire to live an active and healthy life.
In cooperation with the Beltz Verlag, IQES has created online and IQES seminars, a set of 50 methods for active learning: The set of cards contains 50 Exercises, which are not inserted in the phase of the rhythm of instruction, or seminars, mobile …
The Toolkit is a free resource. It brings together information, guidance, fact sheets, case studies, training materials, presentations and more to help you tackle occupational health problems.
Jolly Back offers several information sheets on topics dealing with ergonomics and prevention od MSDs, like: How to improve back health in primary schools with physical activity, How to choose an office chair, How much should I exercise ...
Ergonomics is the science of optimising environments, equipment and tasks so that children can work, study and perform at their best. This guide is intended to help parents and carers support children of all ages in studying from home ...
Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists designed five exercises that pupils should complete every day for 15 minutes over a six week period. These exercises were designed to improve core stability and body strength.
The 'Risk-reduction through design’ Award is sponsored by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (CIEHF).
Back pain and associated conditions are a common problem in childcare. 82% of United Kingdom early years and primary practitioners experience work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) — which include back, hip, shoulder and knee pain — at least …
An interactive website and PDF file with information about how to stay healthy when working at home.
A project for better design of learning environments to make schools ha healthier place, prevent MSDs and let ergonomics be a part of design. Website, magazine, events, and more.
Information about bone health, healthy nutrition, ergonomics for the whole family. Our bones support us and allow us to move. They protect our brain, heart, and other organs from injury.
SHAPE America's National Standards & Grade-Level Outcomes for K-12 Physical Education define what a student should know and be able to do as result of a highly effective physical education program.
In light of the Official Campaign Partners of EU-OSHA ‘Healthy Workplaces Lighten the Load 2020-2022’, TIC Council and DEKRA organized a joint webinar series comprised of three webinars.
The besslab is a scientific institution at the University of Paderborn that aims to provide well-founded support for exercise, games and sports in everyday life for children and young people.
As a teacher who teaches young people in the various nursing professions, you do invaluable preventive work every day for the professionals of tomorrow. Many work-related dangers and illnesses affecting nursing staff can be prevented at an early …
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