A3 Musculoskeletal Awareness
Managing Musculoskeletal Disorder (MSD's)
What to do if you do develop a Musculoskeletal Disorder.
It is important to do something about a musculoskeletal disorder as soon as possible.
If there is anything in your workplace which is contributing to or causing the problem?
You are entitled to have reasonable adjustments made to your job. If your musculoskeletal disorder is work related then it is important to identify problems to your manager, so the situation can be assessed and further changes made where necessary.
If you require occupational health support you can be helped to remain in work or helped to make an earlier return to work.
You can get more information from the NHS Musculoskeletal Zone https://www.nhsinform.scot/illnesses-and-conditions/muscle-bone-and-joints
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