Work-related musculoskeletal disorders: Facts and Figures — Synthesis report of 10 EU Member states reports

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Work-related musculoskeletal disorders: Facts and Figures — Synthesis report of 10 EU Member states reports

Work-related musculoskeletal disorders: Facts and Figures — Synthesis report of 10 EU Member states reports

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
EU
Austria
Denmark
Finland
France
Germany
Hungary
Italy
Netherlands
Spain
Sweden
Languages

English

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

Description

This synthesis report is part of a much larger project intended to support policy-makers at EU and national levels by providing an accurate picture of the prevalence and costs of MSDs across Europe, pulling together existing data from a number of relevant and reliable official statistical sources. This synthesis report brings together some of these data and information published in 10 national reports on the topic (Denmark, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, Hungary, the Netherlands, Austria, Finland and Sweden).

This synthesis report is part of a much larger project intended to support policy-makers at EU and national levels by providing an accurate picture of the prevalence and costs of MSDs across Europe, pulling together existing data from a number of relevant and reliable official statistical sources. This synthesis report brings together some of these data and information published in 10 national reports on the topic (Denmark, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, Hungary, the Netherlands, Austria, Finland and Sweden).

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Hazards
Manual handling of loads
Psychosocial/stress hazards
Repetitive movements/work
Using Display Screen Equipment
Working with an existing MSD condition/disease
Health effects
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Lower limb disorders
Neck and shoulder disorders
Worsening of existing (chronic) condition
Stress
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
All (no specific group)
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
Target audience
Employers
Worker representatives
Occupational health physician
OSH consultant
Year
2020