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Psychosocial risk factors for musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs)

Type
Guides & Tools
Country
EU
Languages
English
Provider
EU OSHA

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Description

Description: 

This article presents one of the categories of work-related risk factors for MSDs: the psychosocial risks factors. They include psychosocial work characteristics, such as work demands, job control and social support at work.

Psychosocial risk factors for musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs)

Detailed Information

Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Hazards: 
Psychosocial/stress hazards
Health effects: 
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Lower limb disorders
Neck and shoulder disorders
Stress
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
All (no specific group)
Purpose of the material: 
General information
Awareness raising
Guidance
Risk assessment
Target audience: 
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area: 
Prevention
Psychosocial risks
Date of Publication / Year : 
2020