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Relationships between job organisational factors, biomechanical and psychosocial exposures.

Authors
  • Bao, Stephen S1
  • Kapellusch, Jay M2
  • Merryweather, Andrew S3
  • Thiese, Matthew S4
  • Garg, Arun2
  • Hegmann, Kurt T4
  • Silverstein, Barbara A1
  • 1 a Safety and Health Assessment and Research for Prevention (SHARP) Program, Washington State Department of Labor and Industries , Olympia , USA.
  • 2 b Department of Occupational Science & Technology , University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee , Milwaukee , USA.
  • 3 c Department of Mechanical Engineering , University of Utah , Salt Lake City , Utah , USA.
  • 4 d Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (RMCOEH) , University of Utah , Salt Lake City , Utah , USA.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Ergonomics
Publication Date
2016
Volume
59
Issue
2
Pages
179–194
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1080/00140139.2015.1065347
PMID: 26102483
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
Unknown

Abstract

The findings are based on a large number of subjects collected by three research teams in diverse US workplaces. Job rotation practices used in many workplaces may not be effective in reducing job biomechanical stressors for work-related musculoskeletal disorders. Overtime work is also associated with higher biomechanical stressors.

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