Belgium: Prevention of musculoskeletal disorders as a priority in the national strategy and campaigning on MSDs prevention

Tip: 
Case study
Country: 
Il-Belġju
Languages: 
English
Provider: 
EU OSHA

Deskrizzjoni

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

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Mhux speċifiku għas-Settur
Perikli: 
Pożizzjonijiet skomdi
Tqandil manwali tat-tagħbija
Perikli psikosoċjali/ta’ stress
L-użu ta’ Apparat ta’ Wiri fuq Skrin
Health effects: 
Uġigħ jew korriment fid-dahar
Disturbi fil-parti ta’ fuq tad-dirgħajn
Disturbi fil-parti t’isfel tad-dirgħajn
Disturbi fl-għonq u l-ispallejn
Prevention measures: 
Eliminazzjoni tal-perikli
Titjib fit-tekniki ta’ xogħol individwali (eż. pożizzjonijiet ta’ tqandil manwali)
Miżuri tekniċi eż. tagħmir ergonomiku
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
Kollha (l-ebda grupp speċifiku)
Purpose of the material: 
Messaġġ ta’ twissija/Allert
Informazzjoni ġenerali
Sensibilizzazzjoni
Gwida
Valutazzjoni tar-riskju
Udjenza fil-mira: 
Kollha (l-ebda udjenza fil-mira speċifika)
Priority area: 
Fatti u ċifri
Prevenzjoni
Riskji psikosoċjali
Date of Publication / Year : 
2020