Case studies

Managing work-related MSDs in different contexts

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Sedentary work

Act now to avoid prolonged standing and sitting at work. Promoting moving and exercise at your workplace is key to preventing MSDs.

Change prolonged-sitting routines


04/10/2021 The European Week for Safety and Health at Work is happening soon — 25 to 29 October A major milestone of the current Healthy Workplaces Campaign on musculoskeletal disorders , the European Week is organised every year by EU-OSHA and its...See more
03/10/2021 Practical Ergonomic Risk Assessment - Series of webinars by the Irish Health and Safety Authority Ergonomics aims to design tasks so workers can perform their duties and protect their musculoskeletal health while enabling them to work more efficiently...See more


Priority areas

The ‘Healthy Workplaces Lighten the Load’ campaign is organised into several priority areas, which are promoted using special communication and promotion packs throughout the campaign. Each area covers a specific topic related to MSDs. A range of materials, including reports, infosheets, infographics and case studies, are released every three to four months to maintain the campaign’s momentum.
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Official Campaign partners

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European and international enterprises and organisations, both public and private, from a variety of sectors, support the Healthy Workplaces Campaign. They form a network of pioneers, inspiring and encouraging others to successfully manage a safe and healthy workforce. Their engagement is essential to making sure that the campaign messages reach all kinds of workplaces throughout the EU.

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