Musculoskeletal disorders: association with psychosocial risk factors at work

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Musculoskeletal disorders: association with psychosocial risk factors at work

Musculoskeletal disorders: association with psychosocial risk factors at work

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
EU
Languages

English

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

Description

This literature review examines the evidence for the association between psychosocial risk factors and MSDs. It provides recommendations for effective approaches to prevent MSDs and discusses how employers can aid the rehabilitation and return to work of workers recovering from MSDs.

This literature review examines the evidence for the association between psychosocial risk factors and MSDs. It provides recommendations for effective approaches to prevent MSDs and discusses how employers can aid the rehabilitation and return to work of workers recovering from MSDs.

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Sector / Indrustry covered
Not sector specific
Hazards
Fast-paced work
Poor work organisation
Psychosocial/stress hazards
Health effects
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Neck and shoulder disorders
Stress
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
All (no specific group)
Prevention measures
Elimination of hazards
Simple tips and measures
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Reducing/minimising the risk by organisational measures, e.g. reducing the number of workers exposed, job rotation
Purpose of the material
General information
Awareness raising
Risk assessment
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area
Psychosocial risks
Year
2021