Preventıon of musculoskeletal dısorders and psychosocıal rısks ın the workplace: EU strategıes and future challenges

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Preventıon of musculoskeletal dısorders and psychosocıal rısks ın the workplace: EU strategıes and future challenges

Preventıon of musculoskeletal dısorders and psychosocıal rısks ın the workplace: EU strategıes and future challenges

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
EU
Languages

English

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

Description

There is strong evidence that psychosocial and organisational factors raise the risk of MSDs, especially when combined with physical risks. This discussion paper gives an overview of the prevalence of MSDs in Europe and looks at the case of Italy, where a growing phenomenon of MSDs in the workplace has been recorded.

There is strong evidence that psychosocial and organisational factors raise the risk of MSDs, especially when combined with physical risks. This discussion paper gives an overview of the prevalence of MSDs in Europe and looks at the case of Italy, where a growing phenomenon of MSDs in the workplace has been recorded.

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English

Other data

Hazards
Long hours
Poor work organisation
Psychosocial/stress hazards
Health effects
Back pain or injury
Lower limb disorders
Neck and shoulder disorders
Stress
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
All (no specific group)
Prevention measures
Simple tips and measures
Reducing/minimising the risk by organisational measures, e.g. reducing the number of workers exposed, job rotation
Purpose of the material
General information
Awareness raising
Risk assessment
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area
Psychosocial risks
Year
2022