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Practical tips to prevent musculoskeletal disorders through worker participation


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The cost of work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) to staff and businesses across the EU is high. The key to reducing MSDs is the workers themselves.

A new info sheet gives practical advice on how to involve workers actively in MSD prevention. They can identify hazards and possible risks, develop responses to ensure a safer and healthier workplace and put those into practice. The results of this cost-effective approach include greater risk awareness in the workplace, lower accident rates, and higher motivation and commitment among employees.

Check out the info sheet Preventing musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) through active worker participation: good practice tips

For further information, see the Powerpoint presentation Preventing musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) through worker participation

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