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Denmark: Job and Body campaign

Type
Case study
Country
Denmark
Languages
English
Provider
EU OSHA

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Description

Description: 

This series of short informative case studies looks at a range of policy level initiatives across Europe and beyond aiming to prevent and manage work-related MSDs. The studies focus on achievements, factors contributing to their success and challenges encountered, and transferability to other sectors and countries.

Denmark: Job and Body campaign

Detailed Information

Sector / Industry covered: 
General public administration activities
Hazards: 
Static postures - sitting
Static postures - standing
Health effects: 
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Lower limb disorders
Neck and shoulder disorders
Prevention measures: 
Elimination of hazards
Simple tips and measures
Reducing/minimising the risk by organisational measures, e.g. reducing the number of workers exposed, job rotation
Adjustments/support for chronic MSD disorder/disease/pain suffers
Training/guidance (for workers)
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
All (no specific group)
Purpose of the material: 
Warning message/Alert
General information
Awareness raising
Target audience: 
All (no specific target audience)
Employers
Managers
Worker representatives
Workers
Priority area: 
Prevention
Date of Publication / Year : 
2020