This short and concise report describes an observational approach for assessing postural stress of the trunk and upper limbs that is intended to improve risk analysis for prevention of musculoskeletal disorders. The approach is supported by several recent research studies. The purpose of this document is to help practitioners assess working posture for the prevention and control of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). Glossary of terms and appendices are included.The green arrows (+) indicate desirable attributes, the red arrows (-) undesirable attributes (for example, high validity is ... However, observation-based methods can cost less, be more accessible, require less expertise, and be easier toanbsp;...
|Title||:||Observation-Based Posture Assessment: Review of Current Practice and Recommendation|
|Author||:||Health and Human Services Dept (U S )|
|Publisher||:||Government Printing Office - 2014-09-20|