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Force as an agent: exposure analysis in ergonomic epidemiology.

Authors
Wells-R; Van Eerd-D
Source
Arbete och Halsa 2001 Jun; 2001(10):30-32
NIOSHTIC No.
20041284
Abstract
Introduction: The term "exposure" has suffered from inconsistent and confusing usage in many fields including environmental and occupational health sciences (6). The concept of ergonomic exposure has also been difficult to define. There have, however been a number of ergonomic or physical exposure models presented (1, 2, 5). The aim of this paper is to present a model that addresses current concerns about exposure, unifies a variety of physical/ergonomic exposures and includes the concept of human behaviour.
Keywords
Ergonomics; Epidemiology; Force; Exposure-assessment; Humans; Behavior; Models; Analytical-models; Physiological-effects; Physical-reactions; Employee-exposure
Contact
R Wells, Department of Kinesiology, Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada
Publication Date
20010601
Document Type
Abstract
Email Address
wells@healthy.uwaterloo.ca
Editors
Hagsberg-M; Knave-B; Lillienberg-L; Westberg-H
Funding Amount
290074
Funding Type
Grant
Fiscal Year
2001
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
ISBN No.
9789170456077
Identifying No.
Grant-Number-R01-OH-003708
Issue of Publication
10
ISSN
0346-7821
Source Name
Arbete och Halsa (X2001 - exposure assessment in epidemiology and practice, June 10-13, 2001, Göteborg, Sweden)
Performing Organization
The Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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