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European Erasmus+ Project

The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work, EU-OSHA, has identified that Musculoskeletal Disorders are one of the most common work-related ailments. Throughout Europe they affect millions of workers and cost employers billions of euros. Tackling MSDs help to improve workers´ lives, but it also makes good business sense.

Prevent4Work: the European network to prevent and manage Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders.

Prevent4Work develop mHealth tools and high quality evidence-based material for workers, enterprises and healthcare providers.

Numbers Related to Musculoskeletal Disorders

25

percent of EU workers experiment musculoskeletal pain

85

percent of Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders involve muscular pains in the back, neck or upper limbs.

60

percent of the permanent incapacity is due to Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders

240

billion € cost of Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders per year

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