Factsheet 10 - Work-related low back disorders


Work-related low back disorders, covering both low back pain and low back injuries, are a significant and increasing problem in Europe. This fact sheet highlights the key findings of an Agency report on the prevalence, origins, work-related risk factors and effective prevention strategies for low back disorders. The report is limited to low back disorders although some of the findings may be applicable to other types of work-related back problems.

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