Musculoskeletal lower limb disorders

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Musculoskeletal lower limb disorders

Musculoskeletal lower limb disorders

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
EU
Languages

English

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

Description

This articles presents the main risk factors for work-related lower limb disorders and includes information about the mechanisms in developing MSDs and examples of workplace interventions. 

This articles presents the main risk factors for work-related lower limb disorders and includes information about the mechanisms in developing MSDs and examples of workplace interventions. 

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Sector / Indrustry covered
Not sector specific
Hazards
Awkward postures
Manual handling of loads
Psychosocial/stress hazards
Static postures - sitting
Static postures - standing
Health effects
Lower limb disorders
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
All (no specific group)
Prevention measures
Elimination of hazards
Simple tips and measures
Worker participation
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Exercises
Purpose of the material
General information
Awareness raising
Risk assessment
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area
Prevention
Year
2020