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ID (ISN) del documento112294
Número CIS 12-0119
ISSN - Título de la serie 1351-0711 - Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Año 2011
Número de serie
Autor(es) Driessen M.T., Proper K.I., Anema J.R., Knol D.L., Bongers P.M., van der Beek A.J.
Título Participatory ergonomics to reduce exposure to psychosocial and physical risk factors for low back pain: Results of a cluster randomised control trial
Información bibliográfica Sep. 2011, Vol.68, No.9, p.674-681. Illus. 40 ref.
Acceso Internet Participatory_ergonomics_to_reduce_exposure_[BUY_THIS_ARTICLE] [en inglés]
Resumen This study investigated the effectiveness of a participatory ergonomics programme to reduce workers' exposure to psychosocial and physical risk factors. 3047 workers from 37 departments of four Dutch companies participated in this cluster randomised controlled trial; 19 departments (1472 workers) were randomised to an intervention group (participatory ergonomics) and 18 departments (1575 workers) to a control group (no participatory ergonomics). During a 6h meeting guided by an ergonomist, working groups devised ergonomic measures to reduce psychosocial and physical workload and implemented them within three months in their departments. Data on psychosocial and physical risk factors for low back pain and neck pain were collected at baseline and after six months. Psychosocial risk factors were measured using the Job Content Questionnaire and physical risk factors using the Dutch Musculoskeletal Questionnaire. Intervention effects were studied using multilevel analysis. Intervention group workers significantly increased on decision latitude and decision authority compared to control workers. However, exposure to awkward trunk working postures significantly increased in the intervention group compared to the control group. No significant differences between the intervention and control group were found for the remaining risk factors. Participatory ergonomics was not effective in reducing exposure to psychosocial and physical risk factors for low back pain and neck pain among a large group of workers.
Descriptores (primarios) dorsalgia; psicología y organización del trabajo; ergonomía; participación de los trabajadores; programas de higiene; factores de riesgo
Descriptores (secundarios) Países Bajos; carga física; postura en el trabajo; estudio del caso y testigo; estudio de cohorte; valoración del programa
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Ergonomia, organización del trabajo
Patología profesional
Broad subject area(s) Medicina del trabajo, epidemiología
Fisiología, ergonomía
Navegación por categoria(s) Diseases of the musculoskeletal system
Ergonomics
Participación de los trabajadores