Germany: Preventive Health Care Act

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Germany: Preventive Health Care Act

Germany: Preventive Health Care Act

Type of item
Case study
Country
Germany
Languages

English

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

Description

This series of short informative case studies looks at a range of policy level initiatives across Europe and beyond aiming to prevent and manage work-related MSDs. The studies focus on achievements, factors contributing to their success and challenges encountered, and transferability to other sectors and countries.

This series of short informative case studies looks at a range of policy level initiatives across Europe and beyond aiming to prevent and manage work-related MSDs. The studies focus on achievements, factors contributing to their success and challenges encountered, and transferability to other sectors and countries.

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Health effects
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Lower limb disorders
Neck and shoulder disorders
Stress
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
All (no specific group)
Prevention measures
Elimination of hazards
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Purpose of the material
Warning message/Alert
General information
Awareness raising
Guidance
Risk assessment
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Employers
Managers
Worker representatives
Safety officers
Year
2020