Summary - Work-related musculoskeletal disorders: why are they still so prevalent? Evidence from a literature review

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Summary - Work-related musculoskeletal disorders: why are they still so prevalent? Evidence from a literature review

Summary - Work-related musculoskeletal disorders: why are they still so prevalent? Evidence from a literature review

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
EU
Languages

English

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

Description

This is a summary of a literature review that investigates the reasons for the continuing prevalence of musculoskeletal disorder (MSDs) in workers across the EU. Despite legislation and prevention measures, the levels of work-related MSDs remain high.

This is a summary of a literature review that investigates the reasons for the continuing prevalence of musculoskeletal disorder (MSDs) in workers across the EU. Despite legislation and prevention measures, the levels of work-related MSDs remain high.

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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
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
All (no specific group)
Purpose of the material
Warning message/Alert
General information
Awareness raising
Risk assessment
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area
Prevention
Year
2020