This report takes an in-depth look at working with chronic musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). It highlights the importance of designing inclusive workplaces and sets out principles for managing chronic MSDs, with prevention, early intervention, and effective, participative rehabilitation and return...
Strumenti pratici e orientamenti sui disturbi muscoloscheletrici
Per consentire un’agevole valutazione e gestione dei rischi di DMS nei luoghi di lavoro, la nostra banca dati di facile utilizzo contiene vari strumenti pratici e materiali orientativi sviluppati a livello dell’UE e nazionale.
Le risorse includono studi campione e materiali visivi e riguardano svariati settori, tipi di pericolo e misure di prevenzione. Alcune sono rivolte in modo specifico a determinati soggetti interessati, ad esempio datori di lavoro, lavoratori o dirigenti, mentre altre alla gestione dei DMS tra gruppi specifici di lavoratori. Le risorse possono essere filtrate per una di queste categorie o altre ancora, così non avrai problemi a trovare esattamente ciò che cerchi.
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This article aims to contribute to fill the existing gap in research on working conditions and OSH of LGBTI workers. To do so, it presents findings from a recent EU-OSHA research project, and data from the EU LGBTI surveys carried out by the Fundamental Rights Agency.
This PowerPoint presentation focuses on three groups of workers that frequently report higher exposure to health-related issues: women, migrant and LGBTI workers. And provides examples of practice, policy initiatives, and prevention measures to reduce their occupational risk and improve their...
This info sheet highlights that these groups are exposed to particular risks more than other workers. These risks, including harassment, job insecurity and low pay, are associated with an increased likelihood of developing musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).
A podiatrist in her early 40s has been working with neck problems for 8 years. As a result of the nature of her work, her condition has been exacerbated by adopting awkward postures and manoeuvring patients. This case study highlights the changes that have been and will be made to her main tasks to...
This case study looks at how an experienced police officer suffering from lower back pain and other MSDs has been able to continue to work with the police thanks to a change in role.
An ICT worker diagnosed with knee osteoarthritis was able to remain in his job thanks to some straightforward adjustments. Thus, the company he works for had been able to retain an expert worker who is able to train others.