Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs): identifying and preventing risks for women, migrant and LGBTI workers

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Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs): identifying and preventing risks for women, migrant and LGBTI workers

Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs): identifying and preventing risks for women, migrant and LGBTI workers

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
EU
Languages

English

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

Description

This info sheet highlights that these groups are exposed to particular risks more than other workers. These risks, including harassment, job insecurity and low pay, are associated with an increased likelihood of developing musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).

This info sheet highlights that these groups are exposed to particular risks more than other workers. These risks, including harassment, job insecurity and low pay, are associated with an increased likelihood of developing musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Hazards
Awkward postures
Forceful movements
Poor work organisation
Psychosocial/stress hazards
Health effects
Back pain or injury
Lower limb disorders
Neck and shoulder disorders
MSDs unspecified
Stress
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
LGBTI
Women
Migrant and immigrant workers
Prevention measures
Elimination of hazards
Simple tips and measures
Worker participation
Training/guidance (for workers)
Purpose of the material
General information
Awareness raising
Risk assessment
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Year
2021