Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) among children and young people – a life course approach to prevention for the future generation of workers

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Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) among children and young people – a life course approach to prevention for the future generation of workers

Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) among children and young people – a life course approach to prevention for the future generation of workers

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
EU
Languages

English

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

Description

The prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) among children and adolescents is quite high and many young people enter the labour force with pre-existing musculoskeletal problems which can potentially be exacerbated by work. This PPT provides a general introduction to the topic and highlights the importance of promoting a good musculoskeletal health among children and young people.

The prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) among children and adolescents is quite high and many young people enter the labour force with pre-existing musculoskeletal problems which can potentially be exacerbated by work. This PPT provides a general introduction to the topic and highlights the importance of promoting a good musculoskeletal health among children and young people.

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Hazards
Other
Static postures - sitting
Health effects
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Neck and shoulder disorders
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
Children / schoolchildren
Prevention measures
Training/guidance (for workers)
Exercises
Purpose of the material
General information
Awareness raising
Guidance
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area
Future generations
Year
2022