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Document ID (ISN)77714
CIS number 01-1636
Year 2000
Convention or series no.
Title Our articulations are vulnerable - Musculoskeletal disorders: Diseases which can no longer be ignored
Original title Nos articulations sont fragiles - Troubles musculosquelettiques: des maladies Ó ne plus ignorer [in French]
Bibliographic information CRAM des Pays de la Loire, 2 Place de Bretagne, BP 93405, 44034 Nantes, France, no date. 6p. Illus.
Abstract This leaflet is aimed at generating awareness among employers and employees for occupational musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). It highlights the risk factors as well as the consequences of MSDs for the company (sickness absenteeism, direct costs, impact on quality), and mentions the main risk indicators that one should look for in the workplace.
Descriptors (primary) occupational diseases; training material; musculoskeletal diseases; France
Descriptors (secondary) vibration; sickness absenteeism; cost of diseases; training manuals; repetitive strain injury; work posture
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) OSH training
Diseases of the musculoskeletal system