A national strategy for occupational musculoskeletal injuries

implementation issues and research needs : 1991 conference summary

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Other titles1991 conference summary
Statementeditors, Don B. Chaffin, Lawrence J. Fine ; with editorial assistance from Sheryl Ulin, Susan Palmiter
SeriesDHHS (NIOSH) publication -- no. 93-101, DHHS publication -- no. (NIOSH) 93-101
ContributionsChaffin, Don B, Fine, Lawrence J, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Conference on a National Strategy for Occupational Musculoskeletal Injuries--Implementation Issues and Research Needs (1991 : Ann Arbor, Mich.)
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Paginationiv, 22 p.
Number of Pages22
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Occupational (OTs) and physical therapists (PTs) have substantial and similar rates of work-related injury (WRI), musculoskeletal pain and musculoskeletal disorders (WMSD) [1,3,5,7,9,14,29].Among PTs, a prospective cohort study [] found a one year incidence of % for moderate to major WMSDs in any body region among a randomly selected national sample Cited by: Summaries were included of national prevention strategies for occupational lung diseases, musculoskeletal injuries, occupational cancers, severe occupational traumatic injuries, occupational cardiovascular diseases, disorders of reproduction, neurotoxic disorders, noise induced hearing loss, dermatological conditions, and psychological disorders.

Abstract. Background Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are the most common occupational illness in Great Britain affecting million people a year. Paramedics, in particular, are known to have a high incidence of MSDs resulting, for many, in early retirement.

Aim To explore the management of MSDs at two ambulance services with respect to the Cited by: 4. Work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are the most commonly reported cause of occupational ill health in Great Britain.

They include disorders of the back, upper limbs and lower limbs, the former two being the most common. MSDs are prevalent in all sectors but agriculture, fisheries, logistics and transport, construction andFile Size: 69KB. Author(s): National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

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Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control. The questions below provided the impetus for the study. The charge to the panel, prepared by the NRC and the IOM, was to conduct a comprehensive review of the science base and to address the issues outlined in the questions.

The panel's responses to the questions follow. What are the conditions. A national strategy for occupational musculoskeletal injuries: Implementation issues and research needs, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Google ScholarCited by:   For this reason the most fundamental strategy is to promote workplace education and awareness programs aimed at the maintenance of musculoskeletal health and the prevention of injuries.

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Key Points. Question What is the prevalence of work-related musculoskeletal disorders among at-risk physicians (surgeons and interventionalists)?. Findings Among 21 articles ( physicians) included in this systematic review and meta-analysis, the month prevalence estimates for neck, shoulder, back, and upper extremity pain were by:   Many practitioners avoid the evaluation and treatment of injured workers for 2 main reasons: (1) some practitioners do not like taking the extra time needed to complete the necessary paperwork or the extra time required to communicate findings to the numerous parties involved in an industrial injury; and (2) some patients seen in a workers' c.

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Background. The study examines the mediation effect of safety knowledge in causal the relationship between Occupational Health and Safety Management Frameworks (OHSMF) and occupational injuries and workplace accidents in the Ghanaian Oil and Gas Industry.

The study explores different dimensions of occupational health and safety management systems, Author: Suxia Liu, Edmund Nana Kwame Nkrumah, Linda Serwah Akoto, Emmanuel Gyabeng, Erasmus Nkrumah. Healthcare workers often experience musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) at a rate exceeding that of workers in construction, mining, and manufacturing.

1 These injuries are due in large part to repeated manual patient handling activities, often involving heavy manual lifting associated with transferring, and repositioning patients and working in extremely awkward. 1 Introduction. It is well known that upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are work-related [].Work-related upper extremity MSDs (WUEMSDs) are commonly reported as upper extremity musculoskeletal pain [], musculoskeletal complaints [], or musculoskeletal discomfort or problems [].If neglected, WUEMSDs will likely progress to Cited by: 5.

Nonfatal occupational injuries account for 95% of the total cases reported by private industry in with illness accounting for the remaining 5%.

Employers recorded most illness cases as other illness which includes musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) and systemic disease. Musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) are a broad range of disorders involving damage to the Author: Theresa Stack.

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It reviews the broad scope of evidence: epidemiological studies of physical and psychosocial variables, basic biology, biomechanics, and physical and behavioral responses to stress.Notification of occupational injuries This document is focused on the use of ICD in the notification of occupational diseases and other similar health problems.

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