Arthritis, back pain & related conditions: A guide for employers

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Arthritis, back pain and other musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are the most commonly reported cause of absence from work in Ireland. This guide provides a practical source of information and guidance for employers to help you to:

  • understand what MSDs are
  • understand how MSDs may affect your employees
  • support employees working with MSDs

In this guide, you will find:

  • About arthritis and musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs)
  • How do MSDs affect employment?
  • Ensuring your employees remain healthyand in the workplace
  • Legal obligations
  • Supporting an employee who has an MSD
  • Supporting your employees:prevention & early intervention
  • Communicating about the situation
  • Support and resources
  • Useful contacts

Download booklet here

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