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
Il-Belġju
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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English

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Sector / Indrustry covered
Mhux speċifiku għas-Settur
Hazards
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
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
Kollha (l-ebda grupp speċifiku)
Prevention measures
Eliminazzjoni tal-perikli
Titjib fit-tekniki ta’ xogħol individwali (eż. pożizzjonijiet ta’ tqandil manwali)
Miżuri tekniċi eż. tagħmir ergonomiku
Purpose of the material
Messaġġ ta’ twissija/Allert
Informazzjoni ġenerali
Sensibilizzazzjoni
Gwida
Valutazzjoni tar-riskju
Target audience
Kollha (l-ebda udjenza fil-mira speċifika)
Priority area
Fatti u ċifri
Prevenzjoni
Riskji psikosoċjali
Year
2020