This Report contains the key results from the project "Ergo KiTa – prevention of musculoskeletal disorders among educators in children's day care facilities (kindergartens)" in the period from June 2011 to December 2013. In the study, physical and psychological stress in day-care center were recognized in everyday life, and solution approaches for the improvement of occupational and health of the pedagogical staff in day-care centres were developed. The effectiveness of the prevention measures, especially to reduce the physical stress, was evaluated in a further step.
Level of Education: Preschool
Lead Organisation: Institute for Work Science, Technical University of Darmstadt (IAD), Institute for Occupational-, Social - and Environmental Medicine, Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main (ASU), Institute for OSH of the German Social Accident insurance (IFA) Germany