The European Commission’s Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities DG has published a call for tenders for a research report on work-related risk factors contributing to
musculoskeletal disorders of the upper limb and neck.
The subject of the contract is a study on ergonomic methodology for measure, risk assessment and prevention of work-related upper limb disorders (WRULDs), with consideration of: the relative
impact of physical work factors and organisation and social factors (psychosocial factors) in the development of musculoskeletal disorders of the upper limbs and neck; and work diversity issues
such as age and gender.