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ID (ISN) del documento108391
Número CIS 08-966
ISSN - Título de la serie 0169-8141 - International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics
Año 2008
Número de serie
Autor(es) Raanaas R.K., Anderson D.
Título A questionnaire survey of Norwegian taxi drivers' musculoskeletal health, and work-related risk factors
Información bibliográfica Mar.-Apr. 2008, Vol.38, No.3-4, p.280-290. 38 ref.
Resumen A questionnaire survey was carried out among a sample of taxi drivers in Norway to determine the prevalence of musculoskeletal pain and to identify the related occupational risk factors One-year musculoskeletal pain prevalence (MSP) was assessed with the Nordic Questionnaire, and work-related factors with a questionnaire designed for the purpose. Responses were obtained from 929 drivers. Results show that taxi drivers have an elevated risk of musculoskeletal problems compared to a Norwegian reference population. When workload and lifestyle factors were taken into account, risk factors for MSP were identified as driving hours per shift and per week, sleeping in the car during rest breaks, experience of violence, body mass index, unhealthy eating habits, lack of physical exercise and being employed as opposed to being self-employed. Women and non-western immigrants were also at higher risk.
Descriptores (primarios) Noruega; enfermedades del aparato locomotor; factores de riesgo; taxis; conductores
Descriptores (secundarios) apreciación subjetiva; aptitud física; postura en el trabajo; psicología y sociología; duración del trabajo; violencia; programas de trabajo y reposo; encuesta por cuestionario; trabajadores emigrantes; diferencias por el sexo; pausas
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
País / Estado o ProvinciaNoruega
Tema(s) Transportes y comunicaciones
Patología profesional
Broad subject area(s) Fisiología, ergonomía
Navegación por categoria(s) Diseases of the musculoskeletal system
Road transportation
Violence and terrorism