European Agency for Safety and Health at Work
Karina Nielsen, Marie Birk Jørgensen, Malgorzata Milczarek, Lorenzo Munar

Healthy workers, thriving companies - a practical guide to wellbeing at work
Tackling psychosocial risks and musculoskeletal disorders in small businesses

december 2018

1. Introduction
1.1 Creating a good work environment matters
1.2 Five steps to a better work environment
1.3 Key principles
2. Tackling psychosocial risks and work- related stress
2.1 What are psychosocial risks in the workplace?
2.2 What is stress?
2.3 Creating a good psychosocial work environment - the five-step process
3. Tackling musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs)
3.1 What are we talking about when we talk about MSDs?
3.2 Why should you address this issue?
3.3 MSDs and the work environment
3.4 Preventing and managing MSDs — the five-step process
4. What are the legal obligations?
5. Resources

• Annex 1: Visual map - psychosocial issues
• Annex 2: Body maps
• Annex 3: Action plan template

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