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Biomechanical load, ergonomics and preventing work-related MSDs

On 23 November, the Italian focal point hosts an online webinar to discuss the role of ergonomics in preventing mechanical overload, which can lead to musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).

Speakers present accident data, explain the role of risks assessment in preventing work-related MSDs and underline prevention techniques and methodologies related to ergonomics. Representatives from two regional companies also present their own initiatives aimed at preventing accidents and occupational diseases.

Taking place online, the event is aimed at workers, worker representatives and companies in the Veneto region.


  • Bruno Samà, INAIL Regional Medical Superintendent of Veneto
  • Stefano Maso, Head of the Ergonomics Service of the Hospital-University of Padua
  • Marco Bergamin, UNIPD Director of the Master in Functional Rehabilitation, Posturology, Applied Ergonomics and Biomechanics
  • Mario Gobbi, SPISAL of Verona
Istituto Nazionale per l'Assicurazione contro gli Infortuni sul Lavoro