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Proceedings of a Meeting to Explore the Use of Ergonomics Interventions for the Mechanical and Electrical Trades


July 2006
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2006-119
Cover of NIOSH document number 2006-119

In February 2002, NIOSH organized a 2-day meeting involving researchers, contractors, and trades people representing the piping (or plumbing), heating and air-conditioning, electrical sectors of the U.S. construction industry. The following documents presentations describing work-related musculoskeletal disorder (WMSD) risk factors and injury or illness data for the mechanical and electrical trades, as well as ergonomics “best-practices” provided by stakeholders.

2006-119.pdf [PDF – 12,197 KB]