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Document ID (ISN)102446
CIS number 03-1205
Year 2002
Convention or series no. KOSHA 2002-40-249
Author(s) Park J.S.
Occupational Safety and Health Research Institute
Title Development of a musculoskeletal disorder prevention and management programme at the workplace
Original title Sa up jang gun kol kyuk kye jil hwan ye bang kwan ri program kae bal [in Korean]
Bibliographic information Korea Occupational Safety and Health Agency, 34-4 Gu-san dong, Bupyung gu, Inchon 403-711, Republic of Korea, 2002. 280p. Illus. 72 ref.
Abstract The programme described in this report was developed to prevent musculoskeletal disorders in the Republic of Korea. It contains a series of detailed guidelines to the points to be considered in workplaces, current trends in the management of musculoskeletal disorders and relevant experience in several foreign countries. The results of applying this prevention programme in automotive industry plants are presented, and the rate of complaints at each stage of progress in the implementation of the programme is commented on. Contents: background and purpose of the research programme; research methods; current management of musculoskeletal disorders; development of guidelines for the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders; example of application of the prevention programme; OSH training and training materials.
Descriptors (primary) plant health organization; motor vehicle industry; musculoskeletal diseases; health programmes
Descriptors (secondary) Korea, Republic of; safety training in industry; report; case study
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceKorea, Republic of
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Motor vehicle manufacturing industry
Occupational health services
Workplace health promotion
Diseases of the musculoskeletal system