New website by social partners in agriculture on prevention of musculoskeletal disorders

This website is part of the project “Good practices in agriculture: social partners participation in the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders” funded by the European Commission. The project run from December 2008 till December 2009.
Goal of the project was to implement the European social partners' agreement of GEOPA-COPA and EFFAT by developing prevention policies and good practices to reduce musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in agriculture and to disseminate the results. Project partners: IDEWE (Belgium), University of Loughsborough (UK), CIOP (Poland), Swedish Univeristy of Agriculture and GEOPA-COPA.
For specific tasks in the agricultural sector such as milking cows, tractor driving, ground level manual crops, pruning, sorting, grading and packaging, and harvesting good practices to reduce MSDs were collected.

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