|Document ID (ISN)||108140|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0169-8141 - International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics
|Convention or series no.
||Kumar R., Kumar S.
||Musculoskeletal risk factors in cleaning occupation - A literature review
||Feb. 2008, Vol.38, No.2, p.158-170. Illus. Approx. 100 ref.
||The objective of this literature survey on risk factors of musculoskeletal disorders among cleaners was to identify recommended practices, problems, and unresolved issues. The most frequently-cited factors were found to be the high physical and psychosocial workloads. Recommended ergonomic interventions are summarized in a model to present a systematic overview, useful for research and practical applications.
||musculoskeletal diseases; risk factors; cleaning
||literature survey; older workers; physical workload; premises; work posture; psychology and sociology; ergonomics; work capacity
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Canada|
||Commerce, services, offices
|Broad subject area(s)
Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Industries and occupations
||Diseases of the musculoskeletal system