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Musculoskeletal disorders. NIOSH research projects.
Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 97-109, 1997 Jan; :1-22
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.
Musculoskeletal-disorders; Research-projects; Ergonomics; Work-environments; Workstations; Occupational-safety-and-health; Agriculture; Construction; Equipment; Lifting; Monitoring; Repetition-strain-injury; Prevention
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DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 97-109
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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