PROjEN, the project management company based at Northwich,
This year’s European Week of Safety campaign Lighten the Load’ was dedicated to musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). The aim of the campaign was to support employers, workers, safety representatives and other stakeholders in improving MSD prevention. MSDs are the most common form of ill-health disorders at work, both in the
During the European Week of Safety which ran from the 22nd until the 26th of October 2007, PROjEN provided information including booklets on ‘Manual Handling’ and ‘How to avoid Back Problems’ plus posters on correct lifting techniques and a word search quiz. By raising peoples awareness, PROjEN aimed to achieve better prevention and management of the key factors in reducing MSDs.
The main focus of the promotion was at two of the GlaxoSmithKline sites at Stevenage and Tonbridge, Total Bitumen in
Results from the latest survey of self-reported work-related illness indicate that in 2005/06 an estimated prevalence of 1,020,000 people in