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 Visual resources, Guides & Tools
ProviderInstitut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail (IRSST)
The purpose of this document is to promote reflection, present strategies facilitating the application, by nursing staff, of practices for preventing musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), and propose ways of supporting the implementation of these strategies. The document is presented in the form of...
Type Visual resources, Case study
ProviderHealth and safety autority
This video of a risk assessment case study shows carers lifting a bed-bound patient in order to change a mattress. It points out the risks and gives a solution for the problems showed.
Type Guides & Tools
ProviderOccupational Health and Safety Authority
These guidelines provide recommendations for nursing home employers to help reduce the number and severity of work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in their facilities. MSDs include conditions such as low back pain, sciatica, rotator cuff injuries, epicondylitis, and carpal tunnel syndrome...