Working with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs)

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Working with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs)

Working with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs)

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
EU
Languages

English

Provider
Provider (English)
EU OSHA

Description

This article covers any problem that affects muscles, bones or joints and impacts on a person’s ability to work.  It may be caused or aggravated by work and then is often called a ‘work-related musculoskeletal disorder (work-related MSD)’.  

This article covers any problem that affects muscles, bones or joints and impacts on a person’s ability to work.  It may be caused or aggravated by work and then is often called a ‘work-related musculoskeletal disorder (work-related MSD)’.  

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Hazards
Working with an existing MSD condition/disease
Health effects
Worsening of existing (chronic) condition
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
Sufferer of an MSK disorder or disease
Prevention measures
Adjustments following injury/sickness absence
Rehabilitation, physiotherapy etc.
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Employers
Occupational health physician
Workers
Priority area
Prevention
Year
2019