Return to work strategies to prevent disability from musculoskeletal disorders

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Return to work strategies to prevent disability from musculoskeletal disorders

Return to work strategies to prevent disability from musculoskeletal disorders

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
EU
Languages

English

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

Description

This article presents a holistic bio-psycho-social view as the best approach to achieve effective management and prevention of disability caused by chronic disorders.

This article presents a holistic bio-psycho-social view as the best approach to achieve effective management and prevention of disability caused by chronic disorders.

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Hazards
Working with an existing MSD condition/disease
Health effects
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Worsening of existing (chronic) condition
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
Sufferer of an MSK disorder or disease
Prevention measures
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Reducing/minimising the risk by organisational measures, e.g. reducing the number of workers exposed, job rotation
Adjustments following injury/sickness absence
Adjustments/support for chronic MSD disorder/disease/pain suffers
Purpose of the material
General information
Awareness raising
Risk assessment
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area
Chronic conditions
Prevention
Year
2020