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Compensation for Slipped Discs Lifting at work can lead to Slipped Discs in a Worker's Back

12th March 2012
Back injuries are the most common sort of work related injury and account for millions of lost working days each year. A slipped disc in the back is one of the most common types of back complaint that can be triggered by activities such as lifting at work... Read >
Author: Harry Marldon

Ergonomics & Preventing Shoulder Injuries

18th August 2009
Cumulative Trauma Disorders (CTDs) are injuries that are related to, or are a direct result of work characteristics and performance. CTDs are related to the exposure of an individual to specific ergonomic or work-related risk factors. A risk factor is any... Read >
Author: AcquiredHope

Ergonomic Risk Factors: Protecting The Lower back

18th August 2009
Lower back injuries are among the most common complaints seen in primary care and workers' compensation. Approximately 85 percent of the general population in the western world is afflicted with an episode of back pain in their lifetime.The peak incidence... Read >
Author: AcquiredHope
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