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Germany: ‘Think of me — Your back’ Campaign

Type
Case study
Country
Germany
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.

Germany: ‘Think of me — Your back’ Campaign

Detailed Information

Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Hazards: 
Forceful movements
Manual handling of loads
Health effects: 
Back pain or injury
Prevention measures: 
Elimination of hazards
Training/guidance (for workers)
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
All (no specific group)
Children / schoolchildren
Purpose of the material: 
Training
Warning message/Alert
Awareness raising
Guidance
Risk assessment
Target audience: 
All (no specific target audience)
Pupils
Priority area: 
Future generations
Prevention
Date of Publication / Year : 
2020