Get to know more about MSDs through targeted publications

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Why are particular groups of workers more likely to develop musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs)? What are the barriers to preventing and managing MSDs? Which workplace initiatives have proved successful?

Keeping up to date with research on Europe’s number one work-related ailment is crucial, whether you’re a policy-maker, employer or member of the occupational safety and health community.

You can find all the latest data, reports and analyses published by EU-OSHA in the facts and figures priority area of the Lighten the Load campaign website.


Find out a series of publications (some available in several languages) on “research, policy and practice on MSDs prevention” and “facts and figures on MSDs” 

Visit the facts and figures priority area on the Healthy Workplaces Lighten the Load campaign website