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21/09/2022
While musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are manageable, both physical and psychosocial factors can influence the physical and mental wellbeing of workers. Psychosocial factors, such as excessive workload, time pressure, lack of control over tasks and...See more
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20/09/2022
High work demands and low job satisfaction can cause or exacerbate work-related MSDs. Given they are so interlinked, let’s better tackle psychosocial risk s and MSDs together. Check out our practical resources to find out more. An info sheet gives...See more
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15/09/2022
There are 16 reasons the 15th Healthy Workplaces Good Practice Awards competition has done a fantastic job of promoting ways of preventing work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). EU-OSHA is proud of the 16 organisations (8 winners and 8...See more
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08/09/2022
Traditionally, the focus of occupational safety and health (OSH) has been to address musculoskeletal and psychological ill health (e.g. stress, anxiety and depression) separately. Although physical risk factors are usually the main work-related...See more
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06/09/2022
It’s not just the physical demands of a job that can cause musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). Psychosocial factors such as excessive workloads, low job satisfaction and lack of support may contribute to or even worsen MSDs. Equally, MSDs can...See more

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