Summary - Work-related musculoskeletal disorders: from research to practice. What can be learnt?

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Summary - Work-related musculoskeletal disorders: from research to practice. What can be learnt?

Summary - Work-related musculoskeletal disorders: from research to practice. What can be learnt?

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
EU
Languages

English

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

Description

Despite numerous initiatives aimed at preventing work-related MSDs, their prevalence remains high across the EU. This report summarises the findings of a large-scale project aimed at exploring the reasons for this and identifying shortcomings both at policy level and in implementing effective measures in the workplace.

Despite numerous initiatives aimed at preventing work-related MSDs, their prevalence remains high across the EU. This report summarises the findings of a large-scale project aimed at exploring the reasons for this and identifying shortcomings both at policy level and in implementing effective measures in the workplace.

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English

Other data

Hazards
Awkward postures
Manual handling of loads
Psychosocial/stress hazards
Repetitive movements/work
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)
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