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Preventing injuries from installing drywall.
Pan-C; Chiou-S; Keane-P
Morgantown, WV: 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. 2006-147, 2006 Sep; :1-4
Workers who handle drywall sheets are at high risk of overexertion and fall injuries. NIOSH research has led to recommendations for preventing these injuries.
Construction-workers; Construction-industry; Injuries; Injury-prevention; Accident-prevention; Accidents; Materials-handling; Materials-handling-equipment; Manual-materials-handling; Manual-lifting; Musculoskeletal-system-disorders; Construction-Search; Surveillance
Numbered Publication; Workplace Solutions
NTIS Accession No.
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2006-147
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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