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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.

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11/07/2016 Type: Reports 9 pages

Rehabilitation and return to work: Analysis report on EU and Member States policies, strategies and programmes - Executive...

The European workforce is ageing. Older workers are particularly at risk of early disability retirement and long-term sickness absence, the costs of which are substantial. The summary is based on a review that provides an up-to-date summary of knowledge regarding vocational...

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11/07/2016 Type: Reports 86 pages

Research review on rehabilitation and return to work

The European workforce is ageing. Older workers are particularly at risk of early disability retirement and long-term sickness absence, the costs of which are substantial. The objective of the review is to provide an up-to-date summary of knowledge regarding vocational...

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08/03/2016 Type: Reports 94 pages

Rehabilitation and return to work: Analysis report on EU and Member States policies, strategies and programmes

Against the backdrop of the ageing workforce, this report gives an overview of the approaches taken to rehabilitation and return to work throughout Europe. It analyses the factors that influence whether rehabilitation and return-to-work systems are developed and implemented in...

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04/05/2010 Type: Reports 184 pages

OSH in figures: Work-related musculoskeletal disorders in the EU - Facts and figures

Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) remain the most common occupational disease in the European Union and workers in all sectors and occupations can be affected. Recent figures, for example from Austria, Germany or France, also demonstrate an increasing impact of musculoskeletal...

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04/11/2008 Type: Info sheets 10 pages

E-fact 45 - Checklist for preventing bad working postures

A good posture is one that is comfortable and in which the joints are naturally aligned — the neutral body posture. Working with the body in a neutral position reduces stress and strain on the muscles, tendons, and skeletal system, and therefore reduces the risk of workers...

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