DIRECTIVE 90270/EEC Art. 7:
"The employer must plan the workerâ€™s activities in such a way
that daily work on a display screen is periodically interrupted
by breaks or changes of activity reducing the workload at the display
"Whereas employers are obliged to keep themselves informed of the
latest advances in technology and scientific findings concerning
workstation design so that they can make any changes necessary so
as to be able to guarantee a better level of protection of workersâ€™
safety and health."
DO THE CALCULATION:
and more contented
reduced rate of sickness
illness-related costs incurred
fulfilment of the strict
European Union directive
as well as the Screen workplace
RESULTS ALL ROUND!
When working with a computer, have short breaks at regular intervals
in order to combat stress and prevent chronic pain!
Using computers for too long without breaks has been associated with
backaches, neck ache, headaches, migraines, eye strain and eye discomfort,
tendon injuries (RSI), circulatory trouble, trouble in breathing, intestine
and stomach diseases, ...
Just ask yourself, do you take enough care over your health during
work without being given regular reminders?
The illnesses caused by computer work are not only painful but also very
expensive, causing the loss of billions worldwide: lost income, time off,
lost production as efficiency is affected, welfare costs, treatments,
benefits to victims unable to work, insurance and the cost of coping with
absence ... Because of this many countries have developed directives that
prescribe the taking of regular breaks while working with a computer ...
fit@work makes it easy to follow such directives!
Short breaks top up your batteries throughout the working day!
fit@work was produced by someone who experienced some of these serious
problems himself. Inspired by physicians, he started the development of
fit@work . Taking regular active exercise breaks enabled him to develop
this software - in thousands of hours in front of his PC without any noteworthy
fit@work does not only make you feel much better, you are also able
to work more efficiently, productively and successfully!