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Our bodies need to move around to function well: avoiding static posture s is important to prevent musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) and other health problems. Prolonged sitting and standing at work are the focus of two new reports on the health risk...See more
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The type of work done by workers in many industries is changing, and as a result, the occupational risk s we face are changing too. Physical work is being replaced by sedentary work , which carries its own risks. Prolonged sitting is now the third...See more
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In May, the outlines for the inspection campaign on the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in the workforce were adopted when the Senior Labour Inspectors Committee (SLIC) gathered at the 79th Plenary Meeting. The SLIC working group for...See more
EU-OSHA and official campaign partners (OCPs) gathered at the online Healthy Workplaces Campaign Partner Good Practice Exchange event to share best practices and initiatives in 2021 and beyond, moving forward in the frame of the Healthy Workplaces...See more

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Telework looks likely to become a permanent feature of employment for many organisations following the COVID-19 pandemic. But to what extent is this form of work covered by legislation to protect workers? A new report — informed by a survey of EU-...See more