Preventing musculoskeletal disorders in practice


Musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) are one of the most common work-related ailments affecting millions of European workers across all employment sectors at a cost of billions of euros to Europe’s economy. The disorders cover a broad range of health problems. The main groups are back pain/injuries and workrelated upper limb disorders, commonly known as ‘repetitive strain injuries’. Lower limbs can also be affected.

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