|Document ID (ISN)||75934|
|ISSN - Serial title
|Convention or series no.
||Postmen: Occupational risks
||Carteiros: risco ocupacional no trabalho [in Portuguese]|
||Sep. 1998, Vol.19, No.226, p.82-90. Illus. 4 ref.
||This study on occupational risks among postmen of São José dos Campos, Brazil, analyses more specifically their musculoskeletal disorders. It shows the distribution of symptoms according to age, years of employment and degree of the postural deviation (scoliosis, lumbar hyperlordosis and cyphosis). The highest incidence of pathological postures is found among 21 to 31 year old postmen with 1 to 5 years of employment.
||musculoskeletal diseases; risk factors; postal services; spinal column
||Brazil; load carriage; curvature of spine; hazard evaluation; age-linked differences; scoliosis
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Brazil|
||Commerce, services, offices
|Broad subject area(s)
||Industries and occupations
||Diseases of the musculoskeletal system