Sweden: Provisions and general recommendations for the prevention of MSDs

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Sweden: Provisions and general recommendations for the prevention of MSDs

Sweden: Provisions and general recommendations for the prevention of MSDs

Type of item
Case study
Country
Ruotsi
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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English

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Sector / Indrustry covered
Muu kuin alakohtainen
Hazards
Epämukavat asennot
Voimankäyttöä edellyttävät liikkeet
Manual handling of loads
Psychosocial/stress hazards
Repetitive movements/work
Using Display Screen Equipment
Health effects
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Lower limb disorders
Neck and shoulder disorders
MSDs unspecified
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
Kaikki (ei erityistä ryhmää)
Prevention measures
Elimination of hazards
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Adjustments/support for chronic MSD disorder/disease/pain suffers
Training/guidance (for workers)
Purpose of the material
Warning message/Alert
General information
Awareness raising
Risk assessment
Target audience
Employers
Managers
Worker representatives
Safety officers
Occupational health physician
Priority area
Ennaltaehkäisy
Year
2020