Belgium: Prevention of musculoskeletal disorders as a priority in the national strategy and campaigning on MSDs prevention

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Belgium: Prevention of musculoskeletal disorders as a priority in the national strategy and campaigning on MSDs prevention

Belgium: Prevention of musculoskeletal disorders as a priority in the national strategy and campaigning on MSDs prevention

Type of item
Case study
Country
Belgia
Languages

English

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

Description

This case study highlights that national occupational safety and health policy, strategies and campaigns recognise the importance of MSDs and their prevention. The strategic approach adopted looks at the benefits of MSD prevention for workers, employers and society. Legislation is goal oriented: the nature of the problems and their causes (and consequences) are described and information and tools are provided to tackle them.

This case study highlights that national occupational safety and health policy, strategies and campaigns recognise the importance of MSDs and their prevention. The strategic approach adopted looks at the benefits of MSD prevention for workers, employers and society. Legislation is goal oriented: the nature of the problems and their causes (and consequences) are described and information and tools are provided to tackle them.

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English

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Sector / Indrustry covered
Muu kuin alakohtainen
Hazards
Epämukavat asennot
Taakkojen manuaalinen käsittely
Psykososiaaliset / stressistä aiheutuvat vaarat
Näyttölaitteiden käyttö
Health effects
Niskasärky tai -vamma
Yläraajavaivat
Alaraajavaivat
Niska- ja hartiavaivat
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
Kaikki (ei erityistä ryhmää)
Prevention measures
Vaarojen poistaminen
Yksilöllisten työskentelytekniikoiden parantaminen (esim. asennot manuaalisessa käsittelyssä)
Tekniset toimenpiteet, esim. ergonomiset laitteet
Purpose of the material
Varoitusviesti/hälytys
Yleiset tiedot
Tietoisuuden lisääminen
Ohjeet
Riskinarviointi
Target audience
Kaikki (ei erityistä kohdeyleisöä)
Priority area
Faktaa ja tilastotietoa
Ennaltaehkäisy
Psykososiaaliset riskit
Year
2020