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Musculoskeletal disorders. NIOSH research projects.

Authors
NIOSH
Source
NIOSH 1997 Jan; :1-22
NIOSHTIC No.
20000046
Abstract
This document lists the 56 extramural and the 23 intramural research projects dealing with musculoskeletal disorders undertaken by NIOSH. These projects include research in the areas of disease/injury prevention, work environment, and research tools and approaches. Specific topics for research are low back pain, lifting postures, osteoarthritis, cumulative trauma disorder, repetitive stress injury, ergonomics, workstation design, video display terminals, carpal tunnel syndrome, strngth testing, use of power tools, construction, equipment design, computer equipment, back belts, exposure monitoring, return-to-work program, health care workers, sentinel event notification, rehabilitation programs, agriculture safety and health programs, surveillance networks, and occupational safety and health programs.
Keywords
Musculoskeletal-disorders; Research-projects; Ergonomics; Work-environments; Workstations; Occupational-safety-and-health; Agriculture; Construction; Equipment; Lifting; Monitoring; Repetition-strain-injury; Prevention
Publication Date
19970101
Document Type
Numbered Publication
Fiscal Year
1997
NTIS Accession No.
PB99-128878
NTIS Price
A03
Identifying No.
(NIOSH) 97-109
NIOSH Division
OD
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
DC
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