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Work-related MSDs: knowing the facts and figures to act

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Did you know that musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are workers’ number one health complaint across European workplaces, having a substantial impact on health, businesses and national economies? A special section on the Lighten the Load campaign website tells you everything you need to know about the nature and extent of this issue and the business case for tackling MSDs in the workplace.

Resources available under this section include an info sheet, research reports, case studies, practical tools and guidance with up-to-date information, statistics and advice.

Understanding the issue — through reliable information and resources — is essential if we are to prevent and manage these highly debilitating work-related disorders.

Check out the MSDs facts and figures priority area now

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Explore our research on work-related MSDs

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