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Napo in Lighten the Load – 2021

Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs)
Handling loads
Job rotation

Work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are the most common work-related health problem in Europe, despite significant efforts to prevent them, with backache and upper limb pain being the most common. Three of the four most frequently identified MSD risks are: ‘repetitive hand or arm movements’, ‘prolonged sitting’ and ‘lifting or moving people or heavy loads’.
MSDs are a problem not only for individual workers, but also for businesses, economies and society, being one of the most common causes of disability, sick leave and early retirement.
This series of short films shows Napo confronting different work situations and is suitable for all workers, including migrant and temporary workers.