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Publications

A wealth of information on the issue covered by the current campaign — and why and how we should tackle it — can be accessed through EU-OSHA’s website.

Publications range from campaign info sheets on relevant topics to seminar and workshop summaries and comprehensive research reports (e.g. on the extent of the issue and associated costs, and current prevention policies and practice). Case studies provide real-life examples of how workplaces manage OSH, giving tips on the practical application of prevention measures.

Latest publications

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09/09/2020 12 pages

Occupational exoskeletons: wearable robotic devices and...

Type: Policy / Discussion
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10/12/2020 16 pages

Preventing musculoskeletal disorders in the construction...

Type: Policy / Discussion

Publications available (65)

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10/12/2020 Type: Policy / Discussion 16 pages

Preventing musculoskeletal disorders in the construction sector: examples from INAIL incentive schemes

This discussion paper looks at the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in the construction sector in the EU and in Italy in particular and at the tasks that put workers at risk , such as manual lifting and awkward postures . The paper focuses on vibrations as a...

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09/12/2020 Type: Presentations

Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders: statistics

This presentation provides an overview of the prevalence, impact and the risk factors of work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). It is based on the following reports: Work-related musculoskeletal disorders: prevalence, costs and demographics in the EU and Work-related...

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09/12/2020 Type: Info sheets 4 pages

Supporting musculoskeletal health in the workplace

This infosheet introduces Healthy Workplaces Lighten the Load, a Europe-wide awareness-raising campaign about musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). MSDs are the most common work-related health problem in the EU. MSDs are a major cause of concern: first of all because they affect the...

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07/12/2020 Type: Reports 13 pages

Summary - Preventing musculoskeletal disorders in a diverse workforce: risk factors for women, migrants and LGBTI workers

This report examines the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) and the associated physical, psychosocial , individual and organisational risk factors in three specific groups of workers: women, migrants and LGBTI workers. It discusses why workers in these groups are...

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07/12/2020 Type: Reports 170 pages

Preventing musculoskeletal disorders in a diverse workforce: risk factors for women, migrants and LGBTI workers

This report examines the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) and the associated physical, psychosocial , individual and organisational risk factors in three specific groups of workers: women, migrants and LGBTI workers. It discusses why workers in these groups are...

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