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Office Ergonomics - References

Citations

  1. Van Duijvenbode I, et al. (2008). Lumbar supports for prevention and treatment of low back pain. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (2).

  2. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (1996). Back Belts: Do They Prevent Injury? Available online: http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/94-127.

  3. American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (2012). Preventing back pain at work and at home. Available online: http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00175&return_link=0.

Other Works Consulted

  • American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (2004). Prevention. In LS Glass, ed. Occupational Medicine Practice Guidelines: Evaluation and Management of Common Health Problems and Functional Recovery of Workers, 2nd ed., p. 1. Beverly Farms, MA: OEM Press.

  • Driessen MT, et al. (2010). The effectiveness of physical and organisational ergonomic interventions on low back pain and neck pain: A systematic review. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 67(4): 277–285.

  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (1996). Back Belts: Do They Prevent Injury? Available online: http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/94-127.

  • National Institutes of Health, Division of Occupational Health and Safety (accessed May 2011). Ergonomics at work: Computers. Available online: http://www.ors.od.nih.gov/sr/dohs/healthandsafety/ergonomics/atwork/pages/ergo_computers.aspx.

  • National Institutes of Health, Division of Occupational Health and Safety (accessed May 2011). Ergonomics: An ergonomic chair? Available online: http://www.ors.od.nih.gov/sr/dohs/HealthAndSafety/Ergonomics/Pages/ergonomic_chair.aspx.

  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) (2008). Computer workstations checklist. Available online: http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/etools/computerworkstations/checklist.html.

  • Panel on Musculoskeletal Disorders and the Workplace, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, and National Research Council (2001). Musculoskeletal Disorders and the Workplace: Low Back and Upper Extremities. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.

  • Sillanpaa J, et al. (2003). Effect of work with visual display units on musculo-skeletal disorders in the office environment. Occupational Medicine, 54(7): 443–451.

  • Thomsen JF, et al. (2008). Carpal tunnel syndrome and the use of computer mouse and keyboard. A systematic review. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 9: 134. Available online: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2474/9/134.

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