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
Belgio
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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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Sector / Indrustry covered
Non specifico per settore
Hazards
Posture scomode
Movimentazione manuale di carichi
Pericoli psicosociali/legati allo stress
Utilizzare dispositivi provvisti di videoterminali
Health effects
Dolori o infortuni dorso-lombari
Disturbi agli arti superiori
Disturbi agli arti inferiori
Disturbi a collo e spalle
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
Tutti (nessun gruppo specifico)
Prevention measures
Eliminazione dei pericoli
Migliorare le tecniche di lavoro individuali (ad esempio posture legate alla movimentazione manuale)
Misure tecniche, ad esempio attrezzature ergonomiche
Purpose of the material
Messaggio di avviso/segnalazione
Informazioni generali
Sensibilizzazione
Orientamenti
Valutazione del rischio
Target audience
Tutti (nessun destinatario specifico)
Priority area
Fatti e cifre
Prevenzione
Rischi psicosociali
Year
2020