MSDs can affect all workers in all job types, in all sectors. But what causes these highly prevalent work-related disorders, and how can the risks be identified and managed? Our thematic section on MSDs in OSHwiki has articles and links to further information on a range of topics, including:
- what MSDs are, who is at risk and how they can be prevented
- strategies for identifying and managing MSDs in particular sectors, from fisheries to health care
- how to manage rehabilitation and return to work.