Sweden: Women’s work environment, Research, Awareness Raising, Targeted Inspections

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Sweden: Women’s work environment, Research, Awareness Raising, Targeted Inspections

Sweden: Women’s work environment, Research, Awareness Raising, Targeted Inspections

Type of item
Case study
Country
Sweden
Languages

English

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

Description

This series of short informative case studies looks at a range of policy level initiatives across Europe and beyond aiming to prevent and manage work-related MSDs. The studies focus on achievements, factors contributing to their success and challenges encountered, and transferability to other sectors and countries.

This series of short informative case studies looks at a range of policy level initiatives across Europe and beyond aiming to prevent and manage work-related MSDs. The studies focus on achievements, factors contributing to their success and challenges encountered, and transferability to other sectors and countries.

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Hazards
Awkward postures
Manual handling of loads
Poor work organisation
Psychosocial/stress hazards
Static postures - sitting
Static postures - standing
Health effects
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Lower limb disorders
Neck and shoulder disorders
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
Women
Prevention measures
Elimination of hazards
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Purpose of the material
General information
Awareness raising
Guidance
Risk assessment
Target audience
Employers
Managers
Worker representatives
Priority area
Prevention
Year
2020