Let’s lighten the load – discover how to address psychosocial risks and MSDs
It’s not just the physical demands of a job that can cause musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). Psychosocial factors such as excessive workloads, low job satisfaction and lack of support may contribute to or even worsen MSDs. Equally, MSDs can contribute to stress and mental overload.
The current Healthy Workplaces campaign aims to enhance understanding of the links between psychosocial risks and MSDs and recommends effective prevention approaches and examples of good practice. Psychosocial risks and MSDs are best tackled together - discover our tools and resources to Lighten the Load!