Priority area

Worker diversity

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

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Sharing expert knowledge on work-related MSDs

Which are the causes of these highly prevalent work-related disorders? How can the risks be identified and managed?

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02/12/2021 Psychosocial and organisational risks negatively impact LGBTI workers in EU Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) workers in the EU continue to face psychosocial and organisational risks including discrimination,...See more
29/11/2021 Lifelong Learning for Healthier Workplaces at the European Parliament The Lifelong Learning Platform is an umbrella that gathers 42 European organisations active in the field of education, training, and youth. Every year they...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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