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Elements of ergonomics programs : a primer based on workplace evaluations of musculoskeletal disorders /

by Cohen, Alexander L.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: DHHS publication: 1997/117Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : NIOSH, 1997Description: XI, 133 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.MeSH subject(s): Musculoskeletal Diseases | Human Engineering | Risk Management | Wounds and Injuries | Occupational Diseases | Musculoskeletal Diseases -- prevention & control | Occupational Diseases -- prevention & control | Wounds and Injuries -- prevention & control | United States | MonographPUBLICATION TYPE SAPHIR: MonographSummary: This primer describes the basic elements of a workplace program aimed at preventing work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs). Management commitment, worker participation, and training are addressed along with procedures for identifying, evaluating and controlling risk factors for WMSDs. The text cites NIOSH ergonomic investigations to illustrate practical ways for meeting program needs. The primer includes a "toolbox", which is a collection of techniques, methods, reference materials and sources for other information that can help in program development
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Empruntable IST, Institut universitaire romand de santé au travail; Bibliothèque
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IST WA-432-Ele-1997 (Browse shelf) Available No d'inventaire : 66/99

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vdist-/05.2013 This primer describes the basic elements of a workplace program aimed at preventing work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs). Management commitment, worker participation, and training are addressed along with procedures for identifying, evaluating and controlling risk factors for WMSDs. The text cites NIOSH ergonomic investigations to illustrate practical ways for meeting program needs. The primer includes a "toolbox", which is a collection of techniques, methods, reference materials and sources for other information that can help in program development