US: NIOSH Musculoskeletal Health Cross-sector Programme

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US: NIOSH Musculoskeletal Health Cross-sector Programme

US: NIOSH Musculoskeletal Health Cross-sector Programme

Type of item
Case study
Country
USA
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
Manual handling of loads
Using Display Screen Equipment
Vibrations
Health effects
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Neck and shoulder disorders
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
Ageing and older workers
Migrant and immigrant workers
Prevention measures
Elimination of hazards
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Adjustments/support for chronic MSD disorder/disease/pain suffers
Purpose of the material
Training
General information
Awareness raising
Guidance
Risk assessment
Target audience
Employers
Managers
Worker representatives
Safety officers
Year
2020