Preventing musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) through active worker participation: good practice tips

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Preventing musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) through active worker participation: good practice tips

Preventing musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) through active worker participation: good practice tips

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
EU
Languages

English

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

Description

This info sheet presents advice for effective worker participation in MSD prevention. Workers and/or their representatives should be involved in all stages of MSD risk assessment and prevention, including spotting hazards, assessing risks, and choosing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating solutions. Active worker participation helps to identify the most practical solutions because workers know how their jobs are performed and how they are affected by them.

This info sheet presents advice for effective worker participation in MSD prevention. Workers and/or their representatives should be involved in all stages of MSD risk assessment and prevention, including spotting hazards, assessing risks, and choosing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating solutions. Active worker participation helps to identify the most practical solutions because workers know how their jobs are performed and how they are affected by them.

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English

Other data

Hazards
Awkward postures
Fast-paced work
Forceful movements
Manual handling of loads
Health effects
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Lower limb disorders
Neck and shoulder disorders
Stress
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
All (no specific group)
Prevention measures
Worker participation
Purpose of the material
General information
Awareness raising
Risk assessment
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Year
2022