France: The TMS Pros programme and other initiatives to tackle MSDs

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France: The TMS Pros programme and other initiatives to tackle MSDs

France: The TMS Pros programme and other initiatives to tackle MSDs

Type of item
Case study
Country
France
Languages

English

Provider
Provider (English)
EU OSHA
Provider (Original)
EU OSHA

Description

he TMS Pros programme offers businesses support to prevent work-related MSDs and provides financial support to small and medium-sized enterprises. To improve the epidemiological surveillance of occupational risks in France, a system for monitoring work-related health problems called CONSTANCES has been set up. The programme will improve understanding of the links between occupational factors and health problems and provide a strong evidence base for policy decisions.

he TMS Pros programme offers businesses support to prevent work-related MSDs and provides financial support to small and medium-sized enterprises. To improve the epidemiological surveillance of occupational risks in France, a system for monitoring work-related health problems called CONSTANCES has been set up. The programme will improve understanding of the links between occupational factors and health problems and provide a strong evidence base for policy decisions.

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English

Other data

Sector / Indrustry covered
Not sector specific
CONSTRUCTION
Hazards
Manual handling of loads
Psychosocial/stress hazards
Using Display Screen Equipment
Health effects
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Lower limb disorders
Neck and shoulder disorders
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
All (no specific group)
Prevention measures
Elimination of hazards
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Adjustments/support for chronic MSD disorder/disease/pain suffers
Purpose of the material
Training
Awareness raising
Guidance
Risk assessment
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Employers
Managers
Worker representatives
Occupational health physician
Priority area
Facts and figures
Prevention
Psychosocial risks
Year
2020