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Early intervention for musculoskeletal disorders among the working population

Type
Guides & Tools
Country
EU
Languages
English
Provider
EU OSHA

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Description

Description: 

This article concerns early intervention where work is compromised by or aggravates a musculoskeletal problem. The sooner a musculoskeletal problem is managed, the less likely it is that it will lead to long-term work loss.

Early intervention for musculoskeletal disorders among the working population

Detailed Information

Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Hazards: 
Working with an existing MSD condition/disease
Health effects: 
Worsening of existing (chronic) condition
Prevention measures: 
Adjustments following injury/sickness absence
Adjustments/support for chronic MSD disorder/disease/pain suffers
Rehabilitation, physiotherapy etc.
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
Sufferer of an MSK disorder or disease
Purpose of the material: 
General information
Awareness raising
Risk assessment
Target audience: 
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area: 
Chronic conditions
Prevention
Date of Publication / Year : 
2020