According to the HSE, musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) were the cause of approximately 8.9 million lost working days in 2019-20. The NHS estimates that direct costs to employers due to these absences can be as high as £400 million a year. This toolkit serves as an introduction to these conditions, highlighting the most common MSDs and considerations for remote employees, and outlines best practices that employers can use to address and prevent MSDs.
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