Healthy Workplaces Campaign Newsletter – November 2020

 

Healthy Workplaces

 

 

November 2020

Highlights

05/11/2020

European Week for Safety and Health at Work put the focus on MSDs

The 2020 edition of the European Week for Safety and Health at Work saw events taking place across Europe and beyond. The week was a big success thanks to the support and involvement of many different players. This included all our campaign partners and even some high-level representatives, like...

30/10/2020

Lighten the load calls for partners to address MSDs in the workplace

EU-OSHA presented its latest campaign partnership offer at a virtual meeting last 29 September, urging companies and organisations from across Europe to sign up to the 2020-2022 Healthy Workplaces Lighten the Load Campaign . The support of official campaign partners is crucial to the success of the...

 

 

In the spotlight

 

05/11/2020

One more time, or shall we say one campaign more?

 

We are very pleased to welcome you all to the first edition of the Healthy Workplaces ‘Lighten the Load’ 2020-22 Campaign Newsletter. Every two months, you will receive in your mailbox the latest news and events, actions and initiatives of the new campaign, which focuses on work-related...

 

 

20/10/2020

Staying safe down on the farm: reducing the risk of musculoskeletal disorders among agricultural workers

Farming is a sector with one of the highest rates of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), as it traditionally involves heavy loads, repetitive movements and static postures. A new discussion paper looks into the example of Italy’s Marche region to examine how mechanisation can reduce the MSDs risk...

15/10/2020

Time to move: Introducing the new Healthy Workplaces Lighten the Load campaign

From bad posture to strained muscles, we are all at risk of developing musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) at work – which is why effective management and prevention is so critical. To raise awareness, EU-OSHA has launched the new Healthy Workplaces ‘Lighten the Load’ campaign to specifically focus on...

 

Tweets 

 

@EU_OSHA

With the #EUhealthyworkplaces campaign, we want to create space for learning, sharing, and inspiring. Thanks to Good Practice Exchange, we bring our partners together to work for better safety and health at work across the EU. About the initiative👉 https://t.co/Nb3CIU9ggM https://t.co/3AYZ42OHiN

 

@EU_OSHA

âš¡ï¸ "European Week for Safety and Health at Work - 2020" is over but inspiration for #EUhealthyworklplaces is not! Thank you to all our partners, national focal points and stakeholders for working together for #MSDs prevention at the workplace! https://t.co/0b3pKZ53bD

 

@EU_OSHA

Pain in the back, neck, limbs…#MSDs can affect all workers in all sectors. Visit #OSHwiki and learn more about: 🔸What MSDs are 🔸Strategies for identifying and managing MSDs 🔸How to manage rehabilitation and return to work 👇 https://t.co/4AEWRknD52 #EUhealthyworkplaces https://t.co/LTbgXnlxDR

 

@EU_OSHA

Due to #digitisation, more people do computer-based work sitting at their desks. There are easy ways to reduce static sitting: 🔸sitting & standing workplaces 🔸exercising at work 🔸short breaks to stretch More in #OSHwiki: https://t.co/HEQ8Sbyd9k #EUhealthyworkplaces https://t.co/UpJmH6RHKq

 

 

 

 

Events

 

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FRI

06/11/2020

Germany, Hamburg

Germany – Using best practice to help prevent and manage MSDs

 

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TUE

10/11/2020

Italy, Rome

Italy – National launch of the Healthy Workplaces Lighten the Load campaign

 

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TUE

10/11/2020

Portugal, Lisbon

Occupational Diseases: Investigation and Analysis / Doenças Profissionais: Investigação e Análise

 

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WED

11/11/2020

Finland, Helsinki

Growth for companies from the economy of wellbeing at work / Kasvua (työ)hyvinvointitaloudesta

 

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THU

26/11/2020

Czech Republic, online

Czech Republic – The legal and psychological aspects of teleworking

 

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THU

03/12/2020

Spain, Bilbao

Better Schools by Promoting Musculoskeletal Health

 

 

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