Musculoskeletal disorders: a major challenge for occupational risk prevention in Europe

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Musculoskeletal disorders: a major challenge for occupational risk prevention in Europe

Les troubles musculo-squelettiques : un enjeu majeur de prévention des risques professionnels en Europe

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
EU
Languages

English

French

Provider
Provider (English)
European Trade Union Institute, ETUI
Provider (Original)
European Trade Union Institute, ETUI

Description

This policy brief looks at the work-related causes behind musculoskeletal disorders and formulates policy recommendations for the prevention of these occupational health risks.

 

Ce Policy brief se penche sur les liens entre travail et TMS. Il formule des recommandations politiques afin d'améliorer la prévention de ces risques professionnels.

 

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Language of original language description

English

French

Other data

Hazards
Awkward postures
Fast-paced work
Forceful movements
Long hours
Manual handling of loads
Poor work environment, e.g lighting
Poor work organisation
Psychosocial/stress hazards
Repetitive movements/work
Static postures - sitting
Static postures - standing
Using Display Screen Equipment
Working with an existing MSD condition/disease
Health effects
MSDs unspecified
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
All (no specific group)
Prevention measures
Elimination of hazards
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Reducing/minimising the risk by organisational measures, e.g. reducing the number of workers exposed, job rotation
Training/guidance (for workers)
Purpose of the material
Warning message/Alert
General information
Guidance
Target audience
Other
Priority area
Facts and figures
Future generations
Year
2015