Working positions

Facts on aids for mason paviors

Promoting the use of technical aids for mason paviors will ensure you remain able to work throughout your entire working life. Transporting materials: Avoid manual reading and transport. Use a […]

Working in existing crawl spaces

This guide describes the particular risks encountered when working in existing crawl spaces. It also describes how to counter these risks effectively. Crawl space height: You must not work in […]

Be inspired by floor fitters

Floor fitters are constantly having to deal with strained working positions. Therefore, a number of new techniques and tools have been developed to take the strain off the body, particularly […]

Fa├žade scaffolding and scaffolding for bricklayers

Scaffolding for bricklayers It is important to select a scaffold type where the various scaffold elements weigh as little as possible. At the same time, you have to choose a […]

Avoid strained working positions

Plan your work so that you can completely avoid working positions that place you under strain. Always use technical aids wherever you have the space and opportunity to do so. […]

Monotonous work that places a strain on your body

Various forms of monotonous, stressful work: Monotonous, repetitive work. Static holding and carrying work. Working in static working positions. Work demanding attention, concentration, vision and hearing. Stressful working positions and […]

When bricklaying

Find out how you can reduce heavy work and strained working positions. Raise the scaffolding for every 1 metre. Foundations and shelves – plan your work so that you avoid […]

Questions on working positions

On a work site, is it possible to create more variation in the work done so that people suffer from less strain – and can everyone maintain a full working […]

Questions on varying working positions

On a work site, is it possible to create more variation in the work done so that people suffer from less strain – and can everyone maintain a full working […]

Questions on working above shoulder height and below knee height

Think of situations in which you end up working either above shoulder height (i.e. when you have to have your arms up above shoulder height) or below knee height (i.e. […]

The challenge of strained working positions

Watch the video and note down how you think Bent E and his colleagues are placing themselves in unnecessarily strained working positions. What could they do better in the various […]

The challenge – to try a position

Watch the video and find a scene in which Bent E places himself in a strained working position. Try to recreate the situation with the person next to you: so […]

Questions about technical assistance to find good working positions

Take a look at www.bygergo.dk. Find the technical aids that will be useful to you in your profession. Have a think about the situations in which you will be working […]

See what you have learned about good working positions

Complete the sheet and see how much you know about safety.