Summary - Analysis of case studies on working with chronic musculoskeletal disorders

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Summary - Analysis of case studies on working with chronic musculoskeletal disorders

Summary - Analysis of case studies on working with chronic musculoskeletal disorders

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
EU
Languages

English

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

Description

This publication summarises a report that presents eight case studies of people with chronic musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) who successfully returned to work after sick leave or continued to work with the MSD. The studies aim to examine the experiences of these workers — who were recruited from a variety of organisations, sectors and European countries — to identify good practices.

This publication summarises a report that presents eight case studies of people with chronic musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) who successfully returned to work after sick leave or continued to work with the MSD. The studies aim to examine the experiences of these workers — who were recruited from a variety of organisations, sectors and European countries — to identify good practices.

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Sector / Indrustry covered
Not sector specific
Hazards
Working with an existing MSD condition/disease
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
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 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
Year
2020