Addressing age-related changes

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2: Healthy workplaces for all ages

Addressing age-related changes

On the next pages you will find an overview of age-related changes in functional capacities, together with information on their implications for work, and how they can be addressed through occupational safety and health management. 

Age-related changes occur in:

  • Cardiovascular and respiratory systems
  • Musculoskeletal system (muscles, bones, joints, ligaments and tendons)
  • Sensory system
  • Skin
  • Cognitive Processes
  • Sleep