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High-pressure work: There is a psychic toll to be paid

February 21, 2013

A 2005 study demonstrated the scope of the health problems of 9-1-1 emergency call centre dispatchers, namely a high rate of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) and psychological health problems (PsyHPs) as well as physical and psychosocial risk factors.


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Wisconsin foundries address high ergo injury rates

January 2, 2013

Foundries in northeast Wisconsin have renewed a strategic partnership with OSHA aimed at improving ergonomic programs and reducing the rate of musculoskeletal injuries. The foundry industry has a high rate of musculoskeletal and other ergonomic-related injuries due to tasks such as moving heavy equipment, material handling and the use of pneumatic equipment such as grinders and sanders.


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Ergo injuries require more recuperation time

November 26, 2012

Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), commonly known as ergonomic injuries, accounted for 33 percent of all workplace injuries and illnesses requiring days away from work in 2011, according to a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report issued November 8, 2012.


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Joint pain in the workplace

November 13, 2012

Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) include a number of physical conditions affecting muscles, tendons, nerves, ligaments, joints, and other soft tissues that can be caused, or exacerbated, by work. 


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Back pain, depression cause presenteeism among nurses

August 13, 2012

New research finds that musculoskeletal pain and mental health issues experienced by nurses significantly impact presenteeism (reduced on-the-job productivity as a result of health problems).


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Study shows link between patient handling and musculoskeletal injuries

January 16, 2012

The majority of musculoskeletal injuries in a hospital setting were caused by patient handling, according to recent study reported in Occupational & Environmental medicine.


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Report highlights work-related MSD prevention

January 15, 2012

A newly released document presents an overview on contemporary work disability research -- and identifies some successful strategies for preventing work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WRMSDs).


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