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23/11/2021

Musculoskeletal disorders among women, LGBTI and migrant workers: risk factors and prevention

Why are women, migrant and LGBTI workers particularly at risk of developing musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs)? And how can these workers be protected?

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In a comprehensive review, we examine the prevalence of MSDs among these groups and identify the associated physical, psychosocial, individual and organisational risk factors.

The report is based on interviews with experts, focus groups with workers, and includes in-depth analysis of case studies and policy pointers for preventing MSDs in each of the three groups.

Download the report and summary on preventing MSDs in a diverse workforce

Check out the related discussion paper on COVID-19, MSDs and migrant workers

Visit the worker diversity priority area for the latest guidance and recommendations