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OSHWiki article in the spotlight: Musculoskeletal lower limb disorders

Work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) represent a substantial economic burden to society and are one of the major causes of health-related productivity loss in Europe.

Now, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many teleworkers are exposed to one of the main risk factors for lower limb MSDs: prolonged sitting and standing.

An OSHwiki article looks at the effects, psychosocial risk factors and symptoms of prolonged sitting and standing and gives advice to employers and workers on how to prevent these risks. 

Read the OSHwiki article Musculoskeletal lower limb disorders

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