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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.

Publications available (111)

16/08/2022 Type: Presentations

Psychosocial factors in the prevention of work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs)

Although physical risk factors are usually the main work-related influence on musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), workplace psychosocial factors can contribute significantly to the risk of developing MSDs and to exacerbating a pre-existing problem. This Power Point presentation...

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09/08/2022 Type: Info sheets 4 pages

Psychosocial factors in the prevention of work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs)

Work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) tend to be associated with physical risk factors, such as heavy loads or repetitive movements; however, psychosocial factors can play a significant role. They not only contribute to the risk of developing or exacerbating MSDs but can...

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13/05/2022 Type: Presentations

Preventing musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) through worker participation

This presentation provides an overview of worker participation in the prevention of MSDs and steps that employers can take to actively involve workers in identifying musculoskeletal problems and choosing and implementing the best solutions. It is based on the following...

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13/05/2022 Type: Info sheets 4 pages

Preventing musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) through active worker participation: good practice tips

This info sheet presents advice for effective worker participation in MSD prevention. Workers and/or their representatives should be involved in all stages of MSD risk assessment and prevention, including spotting hazard s, assessing risks, and choosing, implementing, monitoring...

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24/04/2022 Type: Reports 72 pages

Better Schools by Promoting Musculoskeletal Health

Involving schools in occupational safety and health issues can help prevent musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). Integrating safety and health in education is essential in developing a culture of prevention for students. This report examines how schools can contribute to early,...

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