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Future generations

Musculoskeletal health for children and young people

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15th Healthy Workplaces Good Practice Awards

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EU-OSHA recognises leading examples of preventing musculoskeletal disorders at work

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19/05/2022 Tackling musculoskeletal health early on: lifelong effects in a generation of workers Many children and young people live with musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), which may be exacerbated once they join the work force. Being overweight and...See more
02/05/2022 Today’s schoolchildren, tomorrow’s workers: taking the long view on musculoskeletal health Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are often viewed as an adult issue, but in fact around one third of children and young people suffer from the condition. Once...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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