Napo in “Lighten the Load”: recalling simple truths about how to prevent common health problems caused by work
Work-related musculoskeletal disorders are the most common work-related health problem in Europe. Despite considerable efforts to prevent them, back and upper limb pain are the most common. Musculoskeletal disorders are a problem not only for individual workers but also for businesses, the economy and society, being one of the most common causes of incapacity for work, sick leave and early retirement.
Napo (lead by EU-OSHA) is a humorous series of short films (eg to be used at employees’ intranet etc) where the main character Napo faces different work situations (in office, at construction site, etc.), recalling simple truths about how to prevent common health problems caused by work, such as back and upper limb pain. Napo films are found here →