Working with chronic musculoskeletal disorders

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Working with chronic musculoskeletal disorders

Type of item
Visual resources
Country
EU
Languages

English

Provider
Provider (English)
EU-OSHA
Provider (Original)
EU-OSHA

Description

This infosheet provides a simple explanation of chronic rheumatic and musculoskeletal disorders (RMDs) and highlights the importance of ensuring that people with such conditions are supported to remain in work or return to work through workplace accommodations — particularly as RMDs become more common as the workforce ages.

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Sector / Indrustry covered
Ikke sektorspecifik
Health effects
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Lower limb disorders
Neck and shoulder disorders
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
Ageing and older workers
Disabled workers
Sufferer of an MSK disorder or disease
Prevention measures
Adjustments following injury/sickness absence
Adjustments/support for chronic MSD disorder/disease/pain suffers
Rehabilitation, physiotherapy etc.
Purpose of the material
Warning message/Alert
General information
Awareness raising
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Type of visual resource
Leaflet/Booklet
Priority area
Kroonilised seisundid
Year
2020