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Back/shoulder sprain -- 214 days unable to work.

Authors
Washington State Department of Labor and Industries
Source
Olympia, WA: Washington State Department of Labor and Industries, 90-9a-2007, 2008 Jul; :1
NIOSHTIC No.
20044727
Abstract
Then there's the shooting pain, surgery, pain meds, possible permanent disability, and explaining to your son that you can't play catch. Who needs it, right? Sprain and strain injuries can creep up on you gradually or hit you like a 90 mph fast ball. There are things you can do to prevent or minimize sprain and strain injuries. Stay safe. Stay working. Don't ignore pain-report symptoms early. Use mechanical aids to move heavy loads. Don't force it-get help if it's too heavy, too hard.
Keywords
Injuries; Injury-prevention; Workers; Work-environment; Risk-factors; Training; Education; Trucking; Drivers; Safety-practices; Safety-measures; Safety-education; Musculoskeletal-system; Musculoskeletal-system-disorders; Muscles; Muscle-stress
Contact
SHARP Program, Washington State Department of Labor and Industries, PO Box 44330, Olympia, WA 98504-4330
Publication Date
20080730
Document Type
Other
Funding Type
Cooperative Agreement
Fiscal Year
2008
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
Cooperative-Agreement-Number-U60-OH-008487
Source Name
Back/shoulder sprain -- 214 days unable to work
State
WA
Performing Organization
Washington State Department of Labor and Industries
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