Type Case study
This series of short informative case studies looks at a range of policy level initiatives across Europe and beyond aiming to prevent and manage work-related MSDs. The studies focus on achievements, factors contributing to their success and challenges encountered, and transferability to other...
Type Guides & Tools
ProviderProfessional association for wood and metal
This booklet provides information on risk assessment and prevention for occupational health and safety experts and works councils in woodwork and metalwork. It contains information about risk assessments in both the factory floor as well as the risks associated with working in the office.
Type Visual resources, Guides & Tools
ProviderFederal Public Service Employment, Labor and Social Dialogue
This guide on MSDs and cleaning staff covers what are MSDs, the risks and their prevention. It is illustrated with many photos and images showing real work situations, including good and bad practices and examples of exercises which can be done at work.
Type Visual resources, Case study
ProviderGerman Social Accident Isurance for Commerce and Logistics(BGHW)
In supermarkets and shopping malls, workers have to push a number of shopping trolleys back to the trolley parking place. Pushing trolleys is a physically demanding work that may put workers at risk of muskuloskeletal dieseases. EDEKA in Minden (Germany) developped a pushing aid for trolleys using...