Addressing musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions in the workplace

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Willis Towers Watson 51 Lime Street, London, EC3M 7DQ

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Start: Thursday, 12 September 2019 @ 8.30am (breakfast & registration from 8am)

End: Thursday, 12 September 2019 @ 10.00am (networking to follow)

Musculoskeletal conditions are one of the main reasons for absence in the workplace. Come and hear from Professor Karen WalkerBone about the latest developments on this topical issue, and find out more about the power of prevention for keeping people happy, healthy and in work. See how changing our behaviours, by moving more, and maintaining a healthy weight can have a massive impact on productivity and long term health. And for employers it is important to understand how to support and manage someone with an MSK condition so that everyone in the workplace can be as productive and fulfilled as possible.


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About the speaker: Professor Karen Walker-Bone

Karen trained as an academic rheumatologist with a special interest in occupation and musculoskeletal pain in Southampton, funded by an Arthritis Research UK Clinical Research Fellowship. Karen is based at the MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit in Southampton where she is Professor and Honorary Consultant in Occupational Rheumatology and Director of the Arthritis Research UK/MRC Centre for Musculoskeletal Health and Work. She leads the multidisciplinary Centre and coordinates a programme of work to find cost effective ways to reduce the burden of disability for work caused by musculoskeletal disorders. She was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine in 2013. She also chairs the multi-disciplinary BSR/BHPR Special Interest Group in work and health.


This year C3 is partnering with RAND Europe to curate our series of workplace health seminars. These morning seminars will take place in prestigious venues across London and breakfast will be provided.

RAND Europe is an independent not-for-profit research organisation that helps to improve policy and decision making through research and analysis.