Priority area

Worker diversity

Women, older workers, migrant and LGBTI workers as well as other groups are at greater risk of suffering from MSDs.

How can we raise awareness?


Active together

A warm thank you to all our partners!

It has been a successful year of campaigning to lighten the load and inspire action for healthier workplaces all over Europe.

We are proud of our campaign partners!


18/01/2022 Why a multidisciplinary care process can benefit people with multiple sclerosis Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) affect the lives of people with multiple sclerosis (MS) including their ability to work. A joint discussion paper by the...See more

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13/01/2022 Healthy workplaces for everyone: reducing MSD-related risks for LGBTI workers Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) workers are more likely to face risk factors at work that lead to an increased prevalence of health...See more


Priority areas

The ‘Healthy Workplaces Lighten the Load’ campaign is organised into several priority areas, which are promoted using special communication and promotion packs throughout the campaign. Each area covers a specific topic related to MSDs. A range of materials, including reports, infosheets, infographics and case studies, are released every three to four months to maintain the campaign’s momentum.
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Official Campaign partners

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European and international enterprises and organisations, both public and private, from a variety of sectors, support the Healthy Workplaces Campaign. They form a network of pioneers, inspiring and encouraging others to successfully manage a safe and healthy workforce. Their engagement is essential to making sure that the campaign messages reach all kinds of workplaces throughout the EU.

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