This discussion paper investigates the effect of psychosocial risks on returning to work with an MSD. It concludes that the important factors for a successful return to work include holistic risk assessment of physical and psychosocial risks, a planned return-to-work programme, involving the worker...
Strumenti pratici e orientamenti sui disturbi muscoloscheletrici
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This report reviews how telework was regulated at the EU and national levels pre-COVID-19, exploring legislation, employment and working conditions, occupational safety and health issues, and work-life balance. The role of collective bargaining and social dialogue is also discussed.
This article aims at describing the main work-related MSDs risk factors related to telework and presenting preventive / protective recommendations and approaches to address them.
Psychosocial risk factors are a significant cause of ill-health in many workplaces. This article shows how they can also contribute to the development of MSDs as well as their adverse effect on mental well-being.
This OSHwiki article includes a checklist related to teleworking. A checklist, a list of items to be checked and filled out by a person based on his findings, helps to identify hazards and potential prevention measures. It forms part of a workplace risk assessment.
This short report describes the main drivers of teleworking and the associated OSH risks, benefits and challenges arising for workers and organisations during the pandemic.