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Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) in Great Britain

Summary

Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) can affect muscles, joints and tendons in all parts of the body. Most work-related MSDs develop over time and can also result from fractures sustained in an accident.

The latest estimates from the Labour Force Survey show that in Great Britain:

Figure 1: Rates for total cases and new cases of work-related musculoskeletal disorders in Great Britain

Figure 1: Rates for total cases and new cases of work-related musculoskeletal disorders in Great Britain

Updated 2013-10-01