United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, English
Employers and managers are often concerned about chronic musculoskeletal disorders due to the impact on employees’ ability to work. For example, 7.8 million days (19,7%) were lost in 2019 due to musculoskeletal conditions (The Office of National Statistics, 2019).
Employers have a legal duty to provide safe workplaces that do not harm employees' health. Due to demographic changes, the move towards sustained employability over the longer-term poses many challenges for older employees.
Level of Education: Initial vocational education and training, Continuing vocational education and training
Lead Organisation: University of Birmingham