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Document ID (ISN)56017
CIS number 91-1045
ISBN(s) 91-7045-069-2
Year 1990
Convention or series no. Arbete och hälsa 1990:19
Author(s) Kilbom Å., Hagberg M.
Title Work-related musculoskeletal diseases - High risk jobs and risk factors
Original title Arbetsrelaterade muskuloskeletala sjukdomar - Riskyrken och riskfaktorer [in Swedish]
Bibliographic information Arbetsmiljöinstitutet, Förlagstjänst, 171 84 Solna, Sweden, 1990. 62p. Illus. 152 ref.
Abstract Literature review of epidemiologic studies of work-related musculoskeletal diseases. High-risk jobs, identified by means of questionnaires and clinical-epidemiological studies, are reported for each of the body regions: shoulder-neck, elbow-forearm, wrist-hand, low back and hip-knee-ankle. Work-related and individual risk factors are summarised. Preventive measures at the workplace are discussed, and the important role played by the occupational health services as an early warning system is stressed.
Descriptors (primary) occupational diseases; hazard evaluation; musculoskeletal diseases
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; epidemiologic study; ergonomics; rehabilitation
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceSweden
Subject(s) Occupational physiology
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation
Diseases of the musculoskeletal system