Type Case study
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...
Type Visual resources
ProviderThe Danish Working environment Authority
The film shows the physical dangers of cleaning the rooms in a hotel and the means to prevent these complaints.
Type Visual resources, Guides & Tools
ProviderGerman protestant office for occupational health and safety - EFAS
Cleaning activities can be physically demanding and should be done without exposing workers to the risks of work-related musculoskeletal diseases (MSD). However, cleaners are at risk of developing MSDs as a result of their work. There are various solutions that can be used in order to modify tasks...
Type Case study
The hygiene institute was responsible for protecting the population against infectious diseases and wanted to reduce absenteeism and job turnover in the cleaning team, which consisted of 15 women, in such a way, that workers over 50 or 55 could remain in the job.
Type Guides & Tools
ProviderWorkplace Denmark - for foreign service providers and posted workers
This checklist is a tool for enterprises to use when preparing their workplace assessment (WPA). All enterprises with employees are obligated to draw up workplace assessments. The workplace assessment is the enterprise’s own tool for identifying, prioritising and solving working environment...