Case studies

Managing work-related MSDs in different contexts

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Sedentary work

Act now to avoid prolonged standing and sitting at work. Promoting moving and exercise at your workplace is key to preventing MSDs.

Change prolonged-sitting routines


20/09/2021 On your marks, get set ... Be Active! Everyone benefits from physical activity, and the European Week of Sport 2021 is a great opportunity to embrace a healthy and active lifestyle — regardless of...See more

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16/09/2021 Static postures are harmful – dynamic postures at work are key to musculoskeletal health Our bodies are built for movement – it’s a central part of maintaining a healthy musculoskeletal system and the less we move, the more chance we have of...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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