Early intervention and accommodations for upper limb problems — research and data entry work

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Early intervention and accommodations for upper limb problems — research and data entry work

Early intervention and accommodations for upper limb problems — research and data entry work

Type of item
Case study
Country
International
Languages

English

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

Description

This case study highlights the importance of a multidisciplinary approach to tackling musculoskeletal disorders in the workplace. Early intervention (despite the lack of a firm diagnosis) based on risk assessment and trialling new equipment has helped to alleviate discomfort and prevent her symptoms from getting worse.

This case study highlights the importance of a multidisciplinary approach to tackling musculoskeletal disorders in the workplace. Early intervention (despite the lack of a firm diagnosis) based on risk assessment and trialling new equipment has helped to alleviate discomfort and prevent her symptoms from getting worse.

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Sector / Indrustry covered
Tudományos kutatás, fejlesztés
Hazards
Using Display Screen Equipment
Working with an existing MSD condition/disease
Health effects
Upper limb disorders
Worsening of existing (chronic) condition
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
Sufferer of an MSK disorder or disease
Prevention measures
Elimination of hazards
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Reducing/minimising the risk by organisational measures, e.g. reducing the number of workers exposed, job rotation
Adjustments following injury/sickness absence
Adjustments/support for chronic MSD disorder/disease/pain suffers
Purpose of the material
General information
Awareness raising
Risk assessment
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area
Krónikus betegségek
Year
2020