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Conversation starters for workplace discussions about musculoskeletal disorders

Type
Guides & Tools
Country
EU
Languages
English
Provider
EU OSHA

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Description

Description: 

These conversation starters facilitate group discussions in the workplace or during vocational training.  The included scenarios are designed for workers involved in tasks that may cause MSDs, and for their managers and supervisors.

Conversation starters for workplace discussions about musculoskeletal disorders

Detailed Information

Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Hazards: 
Awkward postures
Manual handling of loads
Psychosocial/stress hazards
Static postures - sitting
Health effects: 
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Lower limb disorders
Neck and shoulder disorders
MSDs unspecified
Prevention measures: 
Elimination of hazards
Simple tips and measures
Training/guidance (for workers)
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
All (no specific group)
Purpose of the material: 
General information
Awareness raising
Risk assessment
Target audience: 
Employers
Managers
Workers
Pupils
Priority area: 
Future generations
Prevention
Sedentary work
Date of Publication / Year : 
2019