Prevention of musculoskeletal disorders and psychosocial risks in the workplace
A new European discussion paper reviews various aspects of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) and prevention of psychosocial risks. The paper was developed together with the Italian National Institute for Insurance against Accidents at Work (INAIL).
Looking at Italy in particular, a 2019 national survey shows exposure to work-related stress and psychosocial risks rank first for Italian workers. The data also reveals a link between musculoskeletal pains and psychosocial risks at work.
The discussion paper stresses how important an integrated approach is to improving the prevention of psychosocial risks and MSDs.
EA-OSHA has more related materials:
- Musculoskeletal disorders: association with psychosocial risk factors at work
- The digitalisation of work: psychosocial risk factors and work-related musculoskeletal disorders
Read more: Prevention of musculoskeletal disorders and psychosocial risks in the workplace: EU strategies and future challenges European Agency for Safety and Health at Work