1-9 of 9
Keywords: back injury
Close
Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2005
Paper Number: ASSE-05-524
... are the product of multiple causation is omnipresent but still usually disregarded. Nowhere is the oversight more obvious and more costly than in the case of soft tissue injuries. For how long have accident investigations of back injuries required that a specific time of the "accident be placed on the accident...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2005
Paper Number: ASSE-05-743
... to wheelchair. The greatest impact on the high incident rates is the number of back injuries. For all private industry occupations, back injuries account for 26% of total lost workday (LWD) cases. Among nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants, back injuries account for 46% of total LWD cases. Claims involving...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2005
Paper Number: ASSE-05-768
... rate of 12.6 (United States Department of Labor). Back Injuries in the Healthcare Profession For nurses, nursing aides and orderlies, patient care activities were identified as the most frequent cause of injuries (Bureau of Labor Statistics). In particular, back injuries have been identified...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2005
Paper Number: ASSE-05-761
... Abstract After nearly a century of research and attempts by safety professionals to control low back pain, it is still the dominant workplace injury in industry. This fact has lead many, researchers and practitioners alike, to question hopes that back injuries can be prevented. Safety...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2004
Paper Number: ASSE-04-627-1
... of the same coin. Half of all workers comp costs originate from cumulative trauma disorders (back injuries, carpal tunnel, chronic pain, and other musculoskeletal injuries).v Half of all health care costs are the result of unhealthy lifestyles. In 2000, the direct medical costs associated with physical...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2004
Paper Number: ASSE-04-524-1
... Introduction Ergonomics is typically viewed as a safety issue. Cumulative trauma disorders, repetitive motion injuries, back injuries, and carpal tunnel syndrome are common phrases encountered with the implementation of an ergonomics program. This article will discuss the benefits where...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 22–25, 2003
Paper Number: ASSE-03-543
... into a forum on safety concerns among those in the construction industry. Wow, did I hear tremendous amounts of frustration and concern from owners and those doing the hiring in the construction industry! The biggest issue vocalized was the large number of back injuries in construction. Over the last few...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 9–12, 2002
Paper Number: ASSE-02-706
... "Two of my good friends, who are top critical care nurses, can no longer work in that area because of back injuries. We can't afford to lose them." - Nurse Practioner at a large medical center. Retention [and recruitment] of health care workers for most health care organizations has become...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 25–28, 2000
Paper Number: ASSE-00-023
... The health care industry continues to account for a disproportionate amount of back injuries. Health care providers involved with patient handling tasks have one of the highest incidence rates of back injuries of all professions in the United States. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS...

Product(s) added to cart

Close Modal