Promote MSK Health in Your Workplace

Looking after MSK health at home and at work means following a bone and joint healthy lifestyle

  • Stay physical active to remain fit
  • Maintain an ideal weight
  • Eat a balanced diet with calcium and fish oils
  • Avoid smoking and excess alcohol

Key actions as an employer to look after MSK health at home & at work

  • Facilitate open discussions on healthy lifestyles and lead by example.
  • Encourage and support your workers to develop positive attitudes towards MSK health both in and outside the workplace.
  • Encourage and provide opportunities for MSK health promoting activities such as warm-ups and minibreaks to move and stretch.
  • Inform staff of available workplace support and facilities to promote their MSK health, for example through exercise.

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