Musculoskeletal disorders and psychosocial factors at work

Digita: 
Guides & Tools
Country: 
EU
Languages: 
English
Provider: 
European Trade Union Institute, ETUI

Descrizione

This report presents the current state of scientific knowledge on the ways in which psychosocial factors influence musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), and their impact on work capacity and quality. Almost 40m workers in Europe suffer from MSDs of the limbs and back and are the most common occupational disease in the EU. The aim of the paper is influence intervention efforts and provide scientifically-grounded recommendations to improve the health of Europe’s workers.

 

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Language of original language description: 
English

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Non specifico per settore
Pericoli: 
Pericoli psicosociali/legati allo stress
Health effects: 
DMS non specificati
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
Tutti (nessun gruppo specifico)
Purpose of the material: 
Informazioni generali
Destinatari: 
Tutti (nessun destinatario specifico)
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Priority area: 
Prevenzione
Rischi psicosociali
Date of Publication / Year : 
2018