Prevention policy and practice. Approaches to tackling work-related musculoskeletal disorders

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Prevention policy and practice. Approaches to tackling work-related musculoskeletal disorders

Prevention policy and practice. Approaches to tackling work-related musculoskeletal disorders

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
EU
Languages

English

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

Description

This report describes 25 policy-level initiatives and includes an in-depth analysis of six countries with a variety of strategic approaches to preventing MSDs. The results include data and evaluation gaps identified and success factors that emerged from the analysis.

This report describes 25 policy-level initiatives and includes an in-depth analysis of six countries with a variety of strategic approaches to preventing MSDs. The results include data and evaluation gaps identified and success factors that emerged from the analysis.

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Health effects
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Lower limb disorders
Neck and shoulder disorders
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
All (no specific group)
Prevention measures
Elimination of hazards
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Purpose of the material
Warning message/Alert
General information
Awareness raising
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area
Facts and figures
Year
2020