EUROGIP publishes results of a new study regarding the recognition of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) as occupational diseases in Germany, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, Italy, Sweden and Switzerland.
The report is organized around:
- an exhaustive overview of MSDs liable to be recognized as occupational diseases and the factors, which are taken into account for this recognition;
- 4 case studies which are representative of MSDs frequently affecting workers that illustrate national insurance regulations and practices regarding recognition and compensation;
- comparative incidence rate statistics make it possible to assess the quantity of MSDs compensated by each of the countries and their evolution over the period 2007-2014.