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Nursing Staff and Musculoskeletal Disorders: How to Promote the Application of Preventive Practices in the Workplace


The purpose of this document is to promote reflection, present strategies facilitating the application, by nursing staff, of practices for preventing musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), and propose ways of supporting the implementation of these strategies.

Intended for anyone interested in preventing MSDs in nursing staff, it is specifically designed for managers and individuals in charge of prevention and training in the healthcare system.

The document is presented in the form of fact sheets on the six main factors that influence the application of MSD prevention practices. These fact sheets can be used to plan prevention activities or training sessions.

Additional Information

  • Saliha Ziam
Research Project: 2012-0021
Knowledge Transfer Activity: 2017-0036
Online since: April 30, 2018
Format: Text