This guide presents a practical approach to preventing and managing work-related psychosocial risks and musculoskeletal disorders. European workers report these two issues as the main causes of work-related ill health. They lead to many lost working days and result in not only individual suffering but also significant financial costs.
Tailored to the needs of micro and small businesses, the guide suggests a straightforward five-step process for improving the work environment to tackle these issues. Although it is intended primarily for owners and managers, it is also of interest to workers and their representatives, as well as occupational safety and health practitioners.
The guide provides simple explanations and features a selection of exercises that can be used to create meaningful and lasting improvements, for the benefit of workers and businesses.