Strategies to tackle musculoskeletal disorders at work

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Strategies to tackle musculoskeletal disorders at work

Strategies to tackle musculoskeletal disorders at work

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
EU
Languages

English

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

Description

This article present the strategies to prevent MSDs that are primarily caused or aggravated by work. These strategies range from technical and engineering measures, over more organisational approaches, to person-oriented interventions.

This article present the strategies to prevent MSDs that are primarily caused or aggravated by work. These strategies range from technical and engineering measures, over more organisational approaches, to person-oriented interventions.

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Sector / Indrustry covered
Not sector specific
Health effects
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Lower limb disorders
Neck and shoulder disorders
MSDs unspecified
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
Worker participation
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Reducing/minimising the risk by organisational measures, e.g. reducing the number of workers exposed, job rotation
Adjustments/support for chronic MSD disorder/disease/pain suffers
Training/guidance (for workers)
Purpose of the material
General information
Awareness raising
Risk assessment
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area
Prevention
Year
2020