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Preventing work-related musculoskeletal disorders in sonography.
Epp-R; Bernard-B; Habes-D; Nimgarde-A
Cincinnati, OH: 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. 2006-148, 2006 Sep; :1-4
Sonographers are at risk for developing work-related musculoskeletal disorders such as inflammation of the tendons (tendonitis) or tendon sheaths (tenosynovitis), bursitis, muscle strains, and pathology of the nerves in the upper extremities, neck, and back. NIOSH recommends appropriate engineering controls, work practices, hazard communication, and training to prevent these work-related musculoskeletal disorders.
Musculoskeletal-system-disorders; Health-care-personnel; Work-practices; Ergonomics; Engineering-controls; Control-technology
Numbered Publication; Workplace Solutions
NTIS Accession No.
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2006-148; Grant-Number-T42-OH-0084191
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
OH; IA; MA
University of Iowa
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