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Recognition and control of upper extremity CTDs (606).
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, 1994 Feb; :1-196
This course contains the following topics: 1. work-related musculoskeletal disorders; 2. basic arm anatomy; 3. common cumulative trauma disorders; 4.medical screening for CTDs; 5. occupational risk facorts for CTDs; 6. non-occupational CTD confounding factors; 7. surveying workers for CTDs; 8. identifying high-risk tasks through records analysis; 9. anthropometry; 10. basic ergonomic principles; 11. workstation redesign; 12 ergonomic job analysis; 13. tool redesign; 14. prevention of CTDs through administrative controls; 15. ergonomic interventions; 16. medical treatment of CTDs; 17. rehabilitation and return to work from CTDs; 18. resources for information such as, NIOSH 800 number, Health Hazard Evaluation Program, OSHA consultants and NIOSH publication requests.
Cumulative-trauma-disorders; Cumulative-trauma; Injuries; Traumatic-injuries; Arm-injuries; Bone-structure; Hand-injuries; Carpal-tunnel-syndrome; Vibration-exposure; Vibration-effects; Vibration; Humans; Men; Women; Musculoskeletal-system; Musculoskeletal-system-disorders; Anthropometry; Ergonomics
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