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Document ID (ISN)110637
CIS number 10-0220
ISBN(s) 978-951-802-987-1
Year 2010
Convention or series no. People and Work Research Reports 89
Author(s) Martimo K.P
Title Musculoskeletal disorders, disability and work
Bibliographic information Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, 00250 Helsinki, Finland, 2010. 168p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Price: EUR 23.00. Downloadable version free of charge.
Internet access http://epublications.uef.fi/pub/urn_isbn_978-951-802-988-8/urn_isbn_978-951-802-988-8.pdf [in English]
Abstract The aim of this thesis was to examine the role of work in the disability caused by MSD from various perspectives: primary prevention using lifting devices, perception of work-relatedness, measurement of productivity loss, and secondary/tertiary prevention through ergonomic intervention or part-time sick leave. The results support the early use of a bio-psychosocial model for effective management of disability.
Descriptors (primary) work efficiency; sickness absenteeism; musculoskeletal diseases; work aptitude
Descriptors (secondary) ergonomics; subjective assessment; degree of disability; risk factors; economic aspects; thesis
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceFinland
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the musculoskeletal system
Workers with disabilities
Economic aspects
Ergonomics
Risk evaluation