08/13/2007

Good Practices in the Workplace

Good practices are effective working methods for promoting the health and
safety of the workplace and employees. Good practices in the workplace refer to
methods and models which make the workplace profitable, if followed. At their
best, good practices can manifest themselves in the form of the staff's
innovativeness and ability to transform.

The Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (FIOH) has launched a collection
of best practice examples in order to feauture ergonomics good practices:

Development of Work and Working Conditions

  • Acquiring an Adjustable Soldering Iron

  • Reducing the Workload of Seeding and Filling Lines

  • Reducing Till Workloads

  • Acquiring a Motion Detection Device

  • Acquiring Local Lights

Developing the Working Community and Organisation

  • Improving Communications

  • Founding an Occupational Safety Committee

  • Drawing Up an Action Plan for Occupational Safety

  • Developing the Working Atmosphere

  • Intervening with respect to Manager Fatigue and Exhaustion

  • Increasing Attention Paid to Ergonomics

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AplusA-online.de - Source: Finnish Institute of Occupational Health