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Work-related musculoskeletal disorders: Facts and Figures — Synthesis report of 10 EU Member states reports

Type
Guides & Tools
Country
EU
Austria
Denmark
Finland
France
Germany
Hungary
Italy
Netherlands
Spain
Sweden
Languages
English
Provider
EU OSHA

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Description

Description: 

This synthesis report is part of a much larger project intended to support policy-makers at EU and national levels by providing an accurate picture of the prevalence and costs of MSDs across Europe, pulling together existing data from a number of relevant and reliable official statistical sources. This synthesis report brings together some of these data and information published in 10 national reports on the topic (Denmark, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, Hungary, the Netherlands, Austria, Finland and Sweden).

Work-related musculoskeletal disorders: Facts and Figures — Synthesis report of 10 EU Member states reports

Detailed Information

Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Hazards: 
Manual handling of loads
Psychosocial/stress hazards
Repetitive movements/work
Using Display Screen Equipment
Working with an existing MSD condition/disease
Health effects: 
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Lower limb disorders
Neck and shoulder disorders
Worsening of existing (chronic) condition
Stress
Prevention measures: 
Elimination of hazards
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Adjustments/support for chronic MSD disorder/disease/pain suffers
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
All (no specific group)
Target audience: 
Employers
Worker representatives
Occupational health physician
OSH consultant
Priority area: 
Chronic conditions
Facts and figures
Prevention
Date of Publication / Year : 
2020