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Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders

Musculoskeletal disorders or MSDs are physical health problems that may be due to a particular work situation and can include back pain, tendonitis, tennis elbow, herniated discs, tingling, cramps, limitations of joint mobility.... They occur in muscles, tendons, nerves, and joints. MSDs can affect many different parts of the body: the back, neck, upper limbs (shoulders, elbows, wrists, hands, fingers) and lower limbs (hips, knees, ankles). About 3 out of 5 workers in the EU complain of MSDs.

We invite you to register for the webinar: "Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders" that the Belgian Focal Point is organising together with Arcop on Thursday 24 June 2021 in framework of the EU-OSHA "Healthy Workplaces Lighten the Load" campaign.



Language: These presentations will be given in French, no simultaneous translation is foreseen

10:30 Welcome + online registration

10:45 The Lighten the load campaign - Alain Piette - Ergonomist - FPS Employment, Labour and Social Dialogue

11:00 Ergonomic installation in telework or how to avoid MSDs in home work - Maude Roland - Ergonomist - CESI

11:30 Moving around at home: relaxation exercises - Nicolas Draye - Ergonomist - ATTENTIA

12:00 " Increased risks of MSD following the COVID crisis: figures and perspectives for the evolution of prevention " - Emmanuel Fabiocchi - Ergonomist - COHEZIO - President BES

12:30 Q&A

12:45 End

Federal Public Service Employment, Labour and Social Dialogue and Arcop