Ergonomic Articles

The following articles provide important information about working environments and ergonomics. They can help you understand more about workplace environments and research into solutions for discomfort and injury.

Articles - Abstracts
Source Title Authors Year Size (Kb)
Applied Ergonomics Influence of arm and wrist support on forearm and back muscle activity in computer keyboard operation Nag, P.K., et. al 2008 15
Ergonomics Perceived competence in computer use as a moderator of musculoskeletal strain in VDU work: An ergonomics intervention case Tuomivaara et al 2007 15
Applied Ergonomics Intervention practices in musculoskeletal disorder prevention: A critical literature review Denis, et al 2007 15
American Journal of Industrial Medicine Supplementary breaks and stretching exercises for data entry operators: A follow-up field study Galinsky, et al 2007 15
American Journal of Industrial Medicine Daily computer usage correlated with undergraduate students' musculoskeletal symptoms Chang, et al 2007 15
Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Validity of questionnaire self-reports on computer, mouse and keyboard usage during a four-week period Mikkelsen et al 2007 15
American Journal of Industrial Medicine Workers' compensation experiences of computer users with musculoskeletal disorders Fang, et al 2007 15
Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Carpal Tunnel Syndrom Cranford, et al 2007 15
American Journal of Industrial Medicine The economic burden of carpal tunnel syndrome: Long-term earnings of CTS claimants in Washington State Foley, et al 2007 15
American Journal of Industrial Medicine Early predictors of chronic work disability associated with carpal tunnel syndrome: a longitudinal workers' compensation cohort study Turner, et al 2007 15
Ergonomics Effect of horizontal position of the computer keyboard on upper extremity posture and muscular load during computer work Kotani et al 2007 15
Ergonomics Effects of psychosocial and individual factors on physiological risk factors for upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders while typing Hughes, et al 2007 15
American Journal of Industrial Medicine Carpal tunnel syndrome in male visual display terminal (VDT) workers Hou, et al 2007 15
Ergonomics Changes in upper extremity biomechanics across different mouse positions in a computer workstation Dennerlein and Johnson 2006 15
Theoretical Issues in Ergonomic Science Theories of work-related musculoskeletal disorders: Implications for ergonomic interventions Karsh 2006 15
International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance Under-reporting of work-related musculoskeletal disorders in the Veterans Administration Siddharthan et al 2006 15
Occupational Medicine Carpal tunnel syndrome and its relation to occupation: a systematic literature review Palmer et al 2006 15
Ergonomics Different Computer Tasks Affect The Exposure Of The Upper Extremity To Biomechanical Risk Factors Dennerlein and Johnson 2006 15
Applied Ergonomics The effect of six keyboard designs on wrist and forearm postures Rempel, et al 2006 15
International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics Changes In Physical Workload With Implementation Of Mouse-Based Information Technology In Air Traffic Control Arvidsson, et al 2006 15
International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics Work With Visual Display Units: Long-Term Health Effects Of High And Downward Line-Of-Sight In Ordinary Office Environments Fostervold et al 2006 15
Theoretical Issues in Ergonomic Science A Multivariate Evaluation Of An Office Ergonomic Intervention Using Longitudinal Data Swanson and Sauter 2006 15
Theoretical Issues in Ergonomic Science A Multivariate Evaluation Of An Office Ergonomic Intervention Using Longitudinal Data Swanson and Sauter 2006 15
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Developing An Instrument To Measure Personal Keyboarding Style Baker and Redfern 2006 15
Occupational Medicine Musculoskeletal Disorders And Visual Strain In Intensive Data Processing Workers Woods 2005 15
American Journal of Industrial Medicine Trends In Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorder Reports By Year, Type, And Industrial Sector: A Capture-Recapture Analysis Morse et al 2005 56
American Journal of Public Health Predictors Of Work-Related Repetitive Strain Injuries In A Population Cohort Cole et al 2005 15
International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics Assessment Of Video Display Workstation Set Up On Risk Factors Associated With The Development Of Low Back And Neck Discomfort Babski-Reeves and Hughes 2005 15
International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics The Effects Of Typing Speed And Force On Motor Control In Symptomatic And Asymptomatic Office Workers Szeto, et al 2005 15
Ergonomics Effects Of Negatively Sloped Keyboard Wedges On Risk Factors For Upper Extremity Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders And User Performance Woods and Babski-Reeves 2005 15
European Journal of Applied Physiology Effects Of Time Pressure And Precision Demands During Computer Mouse Work On Muscle Oxygenation And Position Sense Heiden et al 2005 15
European Journal of Public Health Frequent Computer-Related Activities Increase The Risk Of Neck-Shoulder And Low Back Pain In Adolescents Hakala et al 2005 15
Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Upper Extremity Mononeuropathy Among Engineers Conlon and Rempel 2005 15
International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics Using non-keyboard input devices: interviews with users in the workplace Atkinson, et al 2004 15
Computers and Industrial Engineering Effects Of Exercise Breaks On Performance, Muscular Load, And Perceived Discomfort In Data Entry And Cognitive Tasks Balci and Aghazadeh 2004 15
OEM Journal Oral Session 19 – Musculoskeletal Disorders And Computers 2004 49
Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Early Workplace Intervention For Employees With Musculoskeletal-Related Absenteeism: A Prospective Controlled Intervention Study. Arnetz et al 2003 15
Work Preventing Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders In Vdt Users: A Comprehensive Health Promotion Program Wilkens 2003 15
Journal of Vision The Relationships Among Oculomotor Resting States And Computer Monitor Positioning Andre et al 2003 137
International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Due To Keyboarding And Mouse Tasks: A Review Fagarasanu, Kumar 2003 186
Ergonomics The effect of work-rest schedules and type of task on the discomfort and performance of VDT users Balci and Aghazadeh 2003 15
Human Factors The effect of typing posture on wrist extensor muscle loading Keir and Wells 2002 15
Human Factors The Effects Of Work Pace On Within-Participant And Between-Participant Keying Force, Electromyography, And Fatigue Gerard, et al 2002 746
JOEM Management Of Musculoskeletal Pain In The Workplace Dane et al 2002 15
JOEM Measurement Properties Of A Self-Report Index Of Ergonomic Exposures For Use In An Office Work Environment Dane et al 2002 15
JOEM The Impact Of A Worksite Health Promotion Program On Short-Term Disability Usage Serxner et al 2001 15
Human Factors Effects Of Computer Monitor Viewing Angle And Related Factors On Strain, Performance, And Preference Outcomes Sommerich, et al 2001 15
International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction Can A More Neutral Position Of The Forearm When Operating A Computer Mouse Reduce The Pain Level For Visual Display Unit Operators? A Prospective Epidemiological Intervention Study: Part Ii Aarås et al 2001 15
International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction Experience Of Stress, Musculoskeletal Discomfort, And Eyestrain In Computer-Based Office Work: A Study In Municipal Workplaces Seppala 2001 15
International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics Effects Of A Sit–Stand Schedule On A Light Repetitive Task - Abstract Hasegawa et al 2001 35
Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Video Display Terminal Workstation Improvement Program: Ii. Ergonomic Intervention And Reduction Of Musculoskeletal Discomfort Demure et al 2000 15
Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Video Display Terminal Workstation Improvement Program: I. Baseline Associations Between Musculoskeletal Discomfort And Ergonomic Features Of Workstations. Demure et al 2000 15
Applied Ergonomics A Process For The Development, Specification And Evaluation Of Vdu Work Tables - Abstract Karlqvist 1998 26
Ergonomics Predictive models of carpal tunnel syndrome causation among VDT operators Aura et al 1998 15
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Articles - Full Text
Source Title Authors Year Size (Kb)
Human Factors The Effects of Visual Display Distance on Eye Accommodation, Head Posture, and Vision and Neck Symptoms Rempel, et al 2007 95
Occupational and Environmental Medicine Should office workers spend fewer hours at their computer? A systematic review of the literature IJmker et al 2007 15
Occupational Medicine Conservative treatment of work-related upper limb disorders—a review Crawford and Laiou 2006 103
Applied Ergonomics Applied Ergonomics - Effects Of A Vertical Keyboard Design On Typing Performance, User Comfort And Muscle Tension van Galen et al 2006 288
ASSE - The Compass Making A Business Case For Ergonomics Bloswick 2006 79
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders Prospective Research On Musculoskeletal Disorders In Office Workers (Promo): Study Protocol IJmker et al 2006 316
Theoretical Issues in Ergonomic Science Theoretical Issues In Understanding Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders Causation Karsh and Smith 2006 60
Indian Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Occupational Health Problems And Role Of Ergonomics In Information Technology Professionals In National Capital Region Suparna, et al 2005 194
Applied Ergonomics Concordance Between Vdu-Users’ Ratings Of Comfort And Perceived Exertion With Experts’ Observations Of Workplace Layout And Working Postures Lindega° rd et al 2005 212
Occupational Medicine Ergonomics, Musculoskeletal Disorders And Computer Work Wahlstrom 2005 172
OEM Journal Exposure Assessment In Ergonomic Epidemiology: Is There Something Specific To The Assessment Of Biomechanical Exposures? LeClerc 2005 171
OEM Journal Self-Reported Workplace Related Ergonomic Conditions As Prognostic Factors For Musculoskeletal Symptoms: The "Bit" Follow Up Study On Office Workers Juul-Kristensen and Jensen 2005 135
OEM Journal Understanding Work Related Musculoskeletal Pain: Does Repetitive Work Cause Stress Symptoms? Bonde et al 2005 148
OEM Journal A Randomised Controlled Trial Of Postural Interventions For Prevention Of Musculoskeletal Symptoms Among Computer Users Gerr et al 2005 127
OEM Journal A Randomised Controlled Trial Evaluating The Effects Of Two Workstation Interventions On Upper Body Pain And Incident Musculoskeletal Disorders Among Computer Operators Rempel, et al 2005 350
Journal of Safety Research - Econ Proceedings 36 (2005) Net-cost model for workplace interventions Lahiri, et al 2005 208
Buildings Ergonomic Economics - Sorting Out The Good (Products) From The Bad Mark Taylor 2004 28
Human Factors Trapezius Muscle Activity In Symptomatic Participants Tapping Using Properly And Improperly Adjusted Desks Zennaro, et al 2004 4077
Applied Ergonomics Workplace Design Guidelines For Asymptomatic Vs. Low Back Injured Workers Ferguson, et al 2004 376
OEM Journal Working Conditions, Visual Fatigue, And Mental Health Among Systems Analysts In São Paulo, Brazil Rocha and Debert-Ribeiro 2004 220
OEM Journal Work Related Shoulder Disorders: Quantitative Exposure-Response Relations With Reference To Arm Posture Svendsen, et al 2004 345
OEM Journal A Comparison Of Methods For The Assessment Of Postural Load And Duration Of Computer Use J Heinrich, B M Blatter and P M Bongers 2004 98
OEM Journal Work Status After Workers’ Compensation Claims For Upper Limb Musculoskeletal Disorders Roquelaure, et al 2004 240
OEM Journal The Effectiveness Of Ergonomic Interventions On Return-To-Work After Low Back Pain; A Prospective Two Year Cohort Study In Six Countries On Low Back Pain Patients Sicklisted For 3–4 Months Anema et al 2004 285
OEM Journal Perceived Muscular Tension, Job Strain, Physical Exposure, And Associations With Neck Pain Among Vdu Users; A Prospective Cohort Study Wahlström, et al 2004 131
Occupational Hazards The Role Of The Ergonomist As A Business Management Asset; Ergonomists Can Play A Key Role In Changing Our Assumptions About Roth 2004 34
Theoretical Issues in Ergonomic Science The Quantitative-Qualitative Research Dichotomy Revisited Kanis 2004 248
Work Upper Extremity Musculoskeletal Symptoms And Functional Impairment Associated With Computer Use Among College Students Hupert et al 2004 0
International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics The Effect Of Wrist Rests And Forearm Support During Keyboard And Mouse Use Cook et al 2004 239
Journal of Biomechanics Finger Joint Impedance During Tapping On A Computer Keyswitch Jindrich et al 2004 576
Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology State-Of-The Art Research Perspectives On Musculoskeletal Disorder Causation And Control: The Need For An Integrated Understanding Of Risk Marras 2004 84
Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders: The Epidemiologic Evidence And The Debate Punnett and Wegman 2004 200
Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Predictors Of Successful Work Role Functioning Following Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery Amick et al 2004 232
Optometry Productivity associated with visual status of computer users Daum et al 2004 25
Proceedings of the 8th Annual Conference on Industrial Engineering - Theory, application and practice Kinematic Analysis Of Mouse Cursor Positioning As A Function Of Movement Scale And Joint Set Bohan et al 2003 148
Hong Kong Journal of Occupational Therapy Physical And Psychosocial Factors In Display Screen Equipment Assessment Sung et al 2003 95
Journal of the American Medical Association Computer Use and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome A 1-year follow-up study Andersen, et al 2003 100
American Journal of Industrial Medicine Functional Deficits in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Sesto, et al 2003 109
Occupational Medicine Effect Of Work With Visual Display Units On Musculo-Skeletal Disorders In The Office Environment Sillanpää et al 2003 341
Physical Therapy Effect Of Keyboard Slope On Wrist Position And Forearm Electromyography Of Typists Without Musculoskeletal Disorders Simoneau et al 2003 5490
SPINE Journal Effect Of Office Ergonomics Intervention On Reducing Musculoskeletal Symptoms Amick et al 2003 409
OEM Journal Does Computer Use Pose An Occupational Hazard For Forearm Pain; From The Nudata Study Kryger, et al 2003 228
OEM Journal Work Related And Individual Predictors For Incident Neck Pain Among Office Employees Working With Video Display Units Korhonen, et al 2003 158
OEM Journal Intervention Strategies To Reduce Musculoskeletal Injuries Associated With Handling Patients: A Systematic Review Hignett 2003 225
Applied Ergonomics Ergonomics—Costs And Benefits Beevis and Slade 2003 334
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders Determinants Of The Clinical Course Of Musculoskeletal Complaints In General Practice: Design Of A Cohort Study van der Waal et al 2003 251
Health Data Management Ergonomics: Looking For A Good Fit: Health Care Organizations Are Increasingly Factoring Ergonomics Considerations Into I.T. Plans Briggs 2003 0
Californian Journal of Health Promotion Computer Use, Workstation Design Training And Cumulative Trauma Disorders In College Students McMahan and Lutz 2003 201
Ergonomics Australia Guidelines for Computer Workstations Cook and Burgess-Limerick 2003 467
AJR - American Journal of Roentgenology Carpal Tunnel Syndrome And Cubital Tunnel Syndrome: Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders In Four Symptomatic Radiologists Reuss et al 2003 116
American Journal of Industrial Medicine Prospective Study Of Computer Users 1. Study Design And Incidence Of Muscoloskeletal Symptoms And Disorders Gerr et al 2002 176
Applied Ergonomics The Nature Of Work-Related Neck And Upper Limbmusculoskeletal Disorders Buckle and Devereux 2002 145
OEM Journal Epidemiological Study To Investigate Potential Interaction Between Physical And Psychosocial Factors At Work That May Increase The Risk Of Symptoms Of Musculoskeletal Disorder Of The Neck And Upper Limb Devereux et al 2002 162
Industrial Health International Trends In Occupational Health Research And Practice Knave and Ennals 2002 1608
Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Longer Distal Motor Latency Predicts Outcomes Of Carpal Tunnel Dennerlein et al 2002 842
Work An Invisible Disability Among The University Student Community: Upper Extremity Disorders Cort´es et al 2002 42
Work Effects Of A Participatory Ergonomics Intervention Computer Workshop For University Students: A Pilot Intervention To Prevent Disability In Tomorrow’S Workers Robertson et al 2002 59
Theoretical Issues in Ergonomic Science Biomechanical aspects of work related musculoskeletal disorders Radwin et al 2002 3965
Int Arch Occup Environ Health Co-ordinated strategy of prevention and control of the biomechanical factors associated with the risk of musculoskeletal disorders Malchaire and Piette 2002 231
OEM Journal Are Neck Flexion, Neck Rotation, And Sitting At Work Risk Factors For Neck Pain? Results Of A Prospective Cohort Study Ariëns et al 2001 151
OEM Journal Psychological Factors And Visual Fatigue In Working With Video Display Terminals Mocci, et al 2001 162
Arthritis & Rheumatism Predictors Of Outcomes Of Carpal Tunnel Release Katz et al 2001 92
American Journal of Industrial Medicine Capture-Recapture Estimation Of Unreported Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders In Connecticut (preprint) Morse et al 2001 53
American Society of Safety Engineers Office Ergonomics - Analyzing The Problem And Creating Solutions Robertson and Courtney 2001 84
BMJ Role Of Mechanical And Psychosocial Factors In The Onset Of Forearm Pain: Prospective Population Based Study Macfarlane et al 2000 304
Clinical Biomechanics Finger Motion, Wrist Motion, And Tendon Travel As A Function Of Keyboard Angles Nelson, et al 2000 324
Human Factors Visual Display Height Burgess-Limerick 2000 1460
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Repetitive Stress Injury: Diagnosis Or Self-Fulfilling Prophecy? Szabo and King 2000 156
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Repetitive Stress Injury: Diagnosis Or Self-Fulfilling Prophecy? - Commentary & Perspective 2000 15
Information Week Computer-Related Injuries: It Helps Ease The Pain Mottl 2000 15
Hosford Muscle Tables Hosford 1900 68
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Conference Proceedings
Source Title Authors Year Size (Kb)
European Neurological Society Meeting Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Linked To Obesity And Hand Proportions Kaplan et al 2007 15
Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 50th Annual Meeting Prevention of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders Ferguson, et al 2006 224
National Occupational Research Agenda - NIOSH Nora Symposium 2006 - Research Makes A Difference 2006 2012
AIHAce AIHAce Abstract Index 2006 15
NECE 2005 From The Frugal To The Flamboyant: Ergonomics For Any Budget Ray, Leuder, Hedge 2005 745
Human Computer Interactions - INTERACT '05 Put Them Where? Towards Guidelines For Positioning Large Displays In Interactive Workspaces Su and Bailey 2005 2650
Fourth International Cyberspace Conference on Ergonomics Complete Conference Proceedings - Articles And Discussion Online various 2005 12
Nordic Ergonomic Society - 2005 Conference Complete Conference Proceedings various 2005 11258
University of Waterloo - Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, Department of Kinesiology Ergonomics Interventions - What Works And How Wells 2005 1825
IOHA (International Occcupational Health Association) 2005 Conference In Situ Evaluation of Software Monitoring Tools for the Prevention of Keyboard Work-related Upper Limb Disorder Pringle et al 2005 129
IOHA (International Occcupational Health Association) 2005 Conference Development of Effective Ergonomic Interventions Hudock 2005 148
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 48th Annual Meeting Effects Of An Electric Height-Adjustable Worksurface On Computer Worker Musculoskeletal Discomfort And Productivity Hedge and Ray 2004 359
Marconi Research Conference at Marigold 2003 Stop Rsi - Intervention & Evaluation In A Large Newspaper Wells and Cole 2003 2025
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 47th Annual Meeting Comparison Of Mouse, Touchpad And Multitouch Input Technologies. Shanis and Hedge 2003 0
Human Computer Interactions - INTERACT '03 Toward Characterizing The Productivity Benefits Of Very Large Displays Czerwinski et al 2003 329
2003 STAR Symposium Epidemiology Of Musculoskeletal Disorders Among Computer Users: Lesson Learned From The Roles Of Posture And Keyboard Use Gerr et al 2003 59
Cornell University, Department of Design & Environmental Analysis, Longitudinal Study Of The Effects Of An Adjustable Ergonomic Keyboard On Upper Body Musculoskeletal Symptoms Hedge, et al 2002 0
Cornell University, Department of Design & Environmental Analysis, Investigating Total Exposure To Wmsd Risks: The Roles Of Occupational And Non-Occupational Factors Hedge, et al 2002 0
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 46th Annual Meeting Wrist And Shoulder Muscle Activity Changes Across Computer Tasks Dennerlein et al 2002 344
Health and Safety Congress 2002 Adapting Work To People: New Approaches To Preventing Musculoskeletal Disorders Buckle 2002 21
Nordic Ergonomic Society - 34th Annual Congress Procid Recommendations For Healthier Computer Work Swedish Version Sandsjö et al 2002 126
Third International Cyberspace Conference on Ergonomics Complete Conference Proceedings - Articles And Discussion Online various 2002 12
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 45th Annual Meeting Effects Of An Ergonomic Intervention On Musculoskeletal Discomfort Among Office Workers Rudakewych et al 2001 78
Nordic Ergonomic Society Ergonomic Intervention Research For Musculoskeletal Health - Some Future Trends Winkel and Westgaard 2001 150
Nordic Ergonomic Society Nordic Ergonomics Society 2001 33Rd Annual Congress Proceedings various 2001 15
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 45th Annual Meeting The Human Factors-Ergonomics Parade: A Tale Of Two Models Howell 1900 46
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Ergonomic Programs - Recommendations and Results
Source Title Authors Year Size (Kb)
Ontario Ministry of Labour Resource Manual for the MSD Prevention Guideline for Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Council of Ontario 2007 1440
IRSST - Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail Work involving varied tasks - An ergonomic analysis process for MSD prevention Chicoine and Tellier 2007 2922
Workers' Compensation Board of British Columbia How to Make Your Computer Workstation Fit You 2006 689
2006 Southern California AIHA/ASSE Joint Technical Symposium A Systems Management Approach to Developing, Implementing and Maintaining a Multi-site Ergonomics Program Griffiths and Shulenberger 2006 452
Ontario Ministry of Labour Recommendations on Strategies to Reduce Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders in Ontario--Supplementary Report Ergonomics Sub-Committee 2006 263
National Institute for Working Life - Sweden A Sound Working Environment In Call And Contact Centres - Advice And Guidelines Toomingas, et al 2006 355
Oregon OSHA Evaluating Your Computer Workstation 2005 536
Oregon OSHA Introduction To Ergonomics 2005 900
Safe and Healthy Working (Scotland OSH) Display Screen Equipment Work Station Assessment 2005 65
OSHA Blue Cross Blue Shield Rhode Island - Case Study 2005 15
Ontario Ministry of Labour Recommendations on Strategies to Reduce Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders in Ontario Ergonomics Sub-Committee 2005 1934
OSHA The Dow Chemical Company's Use of the "Six Sigma" Methodology 2004 15
Workers' Compensation Board of British Columbia Preventing Musculoskeletal Injury (A guide for employers and joint committees) 2004 1800
National Research Council of Canada Seating, Posture And Office Equipment Wells and Van Eerd 2004 1915
Purdue University - School of Health Sciences An Ergonomic Evaluation And Redesign Of Office Workstations To Decrease Reported Musculoskeletal Discomfort Using An Internet-Based Office Ergonomics Program McGlothlin and Lee 2003 593
World Health Organization Preventing musculoskeletal disorders in the workplace Luttmann et al 2003 452
Occupational Safety and Health Administration Effective Ergonomics: Strategy For Success US Dept. of Labor 2002 242
BIFMA Ultimate Test For Fit 2002 186
Stanford University - EHS Laboratory Ergonomics Tips 2002 161
Washington State Department of Labor and Industry Office Ergonomics Practical Solutions For A Safer Workplace 2002 1729
Oregon OSHA Easy Ergonomics A Practical Approach For Improving The Workplace 2001 2993
European Agency for Safety and Health at Work Preventing Msds In Practice 2000 664
Eliminating Computer Eyestrain Wolf 1999 4860
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Elements Of Ergonomics Programs Cohen, et al 1997 6880
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Worker Protection: Private Sector Ergonomics Yield Positive Results 1997 2480
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 40th Annual Meeting Good Ergonomics Is Good Economics Hendrick 1996 748
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research The Michigan Disability Prevention Study Research Highlights Hunt and Habeck 1993 328
University of Waterloo - Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, Department of Kinesiology Participative Approach To Ergonomics Wells 1900 15
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Government Reporting
Source Title Authors Year Size (Kb)
Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services Medical Payments in the Oregon Workers’ Compensation System, 2005 2007 46
JOEM How Much Work-Related Injury And Illness Is Missed By The Current National Surveillance System? Rosenman, et al 2006 110
Eurpogip Musculoskeletal disorders in Europe - Definitions and statistics 2006 128
Health & Safety Executive Literature Review On The Reporting Of Workplace Injury Trends Daniels and Marlow 2005 137
National Statistics - UK Labour Force Survey Self-Reported Work-Related Illness In 2003/04: (See Pp 243-295) Jones et al 2005 2821
Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine An Estimate Of The U.S. Government'S Undercount Of Nonfatal Occupational Injuries Leigh, et al 2004 15
American Journal of Industrial Medicine The Relationship Of Unions To Prevalence And Claim Filing For Work-Related Upper-Extremity Musculoskeletal Disorders Morse, et al 2003 232
State of Connecticut Workers’ Compensation Commission Occupational Disease In Connecticut, 2001 Morse 2001 202
Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Why Most Workers With Occupational Repetitive Trauma Do Not File For Workers' Compensation Rosenman et al 2000 15
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Research - Reports and information
Source Title Authors Year Size (Kb)
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Guidelines for Wrist Posture Based on Carpal Tunnel Pressure Thresholds Keir et al 2007 113
WorkSafe BC Musculoskeletal Disorders of the Upper Extremities - Are they associated with computer work? WorkSafeBC Evidence Based Practice Group 2007 1154
IRSST - Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail Musculoskeletal disorders and computer work: the impact of workstation layout on posture and muscle load of the upper limbs Delisle, et al 2006 620
Carnegie Mellon University - Robotics Institute Effective Designs Of Non-Keyboard Computer Input Devices Mau 2006 258
National Institute for Working Life - Sweden On The Relation Between Psychosocial Work Environment And Musculoskeletal Symptoms - A Structural Equation Modeling Approach Larsman 2006 1871
National Institute of Occupational Health - Norway A Critical Review Of Evidence For A Causal Relationship Between Computer Work And Musculoskeletal Disorders With Physical Findings Of The Neck And Upper Extremity Veiersted, et al 2006 886
University of South Florida - Professor Bernard Analysis Tools For Ergonomists - A Collection Of Tools Bernard 2006 15
Occupational Therapy - Australia Does Keyboard Design Improve Performance And/Or Comfort Of Workplace-Based Computer Users With Musculoskeletal Disorders? Caukill, et al 2005 47
Washington State Dept of Labor & Industry - SHARP Injured At Work. What Workers' Compensation Data Reveal About Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (Wmsds). 2005 653
Washington State Dept of Labor & Industry - SHARP Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders Of The Neck, Back And Upper Extremity In Washington State, 1995-2003, Summary Silverstein and Adams 2005 63
National Occupational Health and Safety Advisory Committee - New Zealand International Review Of Methods And Systems Used To Measure And Monitor Occupational Disease And Injury: Nohsac Technical Report 3 Kendall 2005 1110
Colorado State University The Economics And Cost Justification Of Ergonomics Douphrate and Rosecrance 2005 80
European Agency for Safety and Health at Work Expert Forecast On Emerging Physical Risks Related To Occupational Safety And Health (See Pp 24-27 For Msds) 2005 2225
European Trade Union Institute Musculoskeletal Disorders: Where We Are, And Where We Could Be (see pp 22-27) Gauthy 2005 157
Health & Safety Executive A Staged Approach To Reducing Musculoskeletal Disorders (Msds) In The Workplace Whysall 2005 922
Microsoft Corp. The Importance Of Ergonomic Input Devices In The Workplace - The Scope Of Computer-Related Repetitive Strain Injuries And Methods For Their Prevention 2005 480
IRSST - Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders Guide and Tools for Modified Work Stock et al 2005 2711
University of Michigan A Cross-Sectional Study Of The Relationship Between Repetitive Work And Upper Extremity Musculoskeletal Disorders Franzblau et al 2005 95
Health & Safety Executive Effective management of upper limb disorders by general practitioners and trainee occupational physicians Institute of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2005 1180
American Optometric Association The Effects Of Computer Use On Eye Health And Vision 2005 58
Alberta's Workers' Compensation Board Diagnosis, Causation And Treatment Of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: An Evidence-Based Assessment Fisher et al 2004 1165
Bureau of Labor Statistics Lost Worktime Injuries And Illnesses: Characteristics And Resulting Days Away From Work, 2002 2004 0
University of Michigan Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders Introduction Armstrong 2004 172
National Institute for Working Life - Sweden Associations between working techniques, physical loads and psychosocial loads during VDU-work Andersson 2004 277
Cornell University Human Factors and Ergonomics Research Laboratory Effects Of An Electric Height-Adjustable Worksurface On Self-Assessed Musculoskeletal Discomfort And Productivity In Computer Workers Hedge 2004 285
National Research Council of Canada Meeting Occupant Needs Through Workstation Layout 2004 1024
International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics A Mathematical Method For Ergonomic-Based Design: Placement (Submitted Version) Abdel-Malek et al 2004 556
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Worker Health Chartbook, 2004 (Esp. Pages 58 - 79) 2004 7965
The Impact Of Two Office Ergonomics Interventions On Visual Symptoms Menéndez, et al 2004 19
TNO Work and Employment (Netherlands) Rsi-Related Measures: Prevention, Treatment And Rehabilitation Blatter, et al 2004 478
University of California, Postprints Upper Extremity Pain And Computer Use Among Engineering Graduate Students Schlossberg, et al 2004 0
University of Western Sydney Does Training In Workplace Adjustment And Posture Prevent Occupational Overuse Syndrome In Workplace Based Computer Users? Lovarini 2004 58
Washington State Department of Labor and Industry Impact Of Implementing The Washington State Ergonomics Rule - Final Report Silverstein, et al 2004 60
Washington State Department of Labor and Industry Age-Related Differences In Occupational Injuries And Illnesses (Wa State) Smith 2003 1678
Upjohn Institute Staff Working Paper No. WP03-95 The Productivity Consequences Of Two Ergonomic Interventions DeRango et al 2003 232
European Telecommunications Standards Institute Human Factors Of Work In Call Centres - Technical Report 102 202 V1.1.1 (2003-03) 2003 370
University of Birmingham (UK) - Institute of Occupational and Environmental Medicine The Prevention Of Musculoskeletal Disorders Within The Telecommunications Sector Crawford, et al 2003 496
Proceedings of the International Ergonomics Association Frustrating Computers Users Increases Exposure To Physical Factors Dennerlein, Becker, Johnson, Reynolds and Picard 2003 172
Research Network on Socioeconomic Status and Health Muscle Tension - Excerpt From Allostatic Notebook Lundberg 2003 15
National Institute for Working Life - Sweden Physical Load, Psychosocial And Individual Factors In Visual Display Unit Work Wahlström 2003 377
Luce Faculty Seminar Relationship Of Computer Hassles And Somatic Complaints Hudiburg 2003 92
Health Reports - Statistics Canada Repetitive Strain Injury Tjepkema 2003 225
Center for Quality and Productivity Improvement, University of Wisconsin-Madison Reducing Workload And Increasing Patient Safety Through Work And Workspace Design Carayon et al 2003 1162
Microsoft Corp Toward Characterizing the Productivity Benefits of Very Large Displays Czerwinski, et al 2003 281
Colorado Department of Labor and Employment 2002 Task Force Bibliography - Carpal Tunnel Syndrome/Cumulative Trauma Disorder 2003 237
Australian Acute Musculoskeletal Pain Guidelines Group Evidence-Based Management Of Acute Musculoskeletal Pain 2003 1259
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality - US Dept of Health & Human Services Diagnosis And Treatment Of Worker-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders Of The Upper Extremity - Researc 2002 8800
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality - US Dept of Health & Human Services Diagnosis And Treatment Of Worker-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders Of The Upper Extremity - Summary 2002 102
VisionSite Computer Monitor Font Size, Screen Size and Resolution Mark Hutchinson 2002 35
Cornell University Human Factors and Ergonomics Research Laboratory Ergonomic Changes To Workstations Reduce Workers' Musculoskeletal Problems By 40 Percent, Academic-State Study Reveals Hedge 2002 15
Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Ergonomics Task Force Summary Of The Minnesota Department Of Labor And Industry'S Ergonomics Task-Force Activities And Recommendations 2002 122
National Resource Council of Canada Environmental Satisfaction In Open-Plan Environments: 2. Effects Of Workstation Size, Partition Height And Windows Charles and Veitch 2002 336
National Resource Council of Canada Environmental Satisfaction With Open-Plan Office Furniture Design And Layout Marquardt, et al 2002 448
Occupational Therapy - Australia Does Training In Workplace Adjustment And Posture Prevent Occupational Overuse Syndrome In Workplace Based Computer Users? Lovarini 2002 59
UK Health and Safety Executive Ergonomics Of Using A Mouse Or Other Non-Keyboard Input Device Woods et al 2002 2527
United States Department of Defense Dod Military Injury Metrics - Working Group White Paper Lopez et al 2002 851
VA Patient Safety Research Center, Tampa The Complex Etiology Of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Lloyd, et al 2002 179
National Institute for Working Life - Sweden Physical Load In Computer Mouse Work - Working Technique, Sex And Stress Aspects Wahlström 2001 2812
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health National Occupational Research Agenda For Musculoskeletal Disorders - Research Topics For The Next Decade 2001 1048
National Academy of Sciences Musculoskeletal Disorders And The Workplace Low Back And Upper Extremities -- Executive Summary National Research Council 2001 15
Handbook of Human-Computer Interaction Input Technologies and Techniques - draft Hinckley 2001 192
National Academy of Sciences A Review Of Research On Interventions To Control Musculoskeletal Disorders Smith, et al 2000 15
European Agency for Safety and Health at Work Future Occupational Safety And Health Research Needs And Priorities In The Member States Of The European Union 2000 248
European Agency for Safety and Health at Work Repetitive Strain Injuries In The Member States Of The European Union: The Results Of An Information Request 2000 654
Occupational Safety and Health Administration Ergonomics: The Study Of Work 2000 576
University of Iowa - Department of Mechanical Engineering Towards Understanding The Workspace Of The Upper Extremities Abdel-Malek et al 2000 1163
University of South Florida - Professor Bernard Anthropometry 13 (Must Enable Macros) Bernard 2000 137
European Agency for Safety and Health at Work Work-Related Neck And Upper Limb Musculoskeletal Disorders Buckle and Devereux 1999 444
University of Waterloo - Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, Department of Kinesiology Ergonomic Interventions For Reducing Musculoskeletal Disorders: An Overview, Related Issues And Future Directions Norman and Wells 1998 222
Occupational Safety and Health Administration Working Safely With Video Display Terminals 1997 255
National Institute of Occupational Health and Safety - UK Low-Back Musculoskeletal Disorders: Evidence For Work-Relatedness Bernard 1997 973
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Musculoskeletal Disorders And Workplace Factors - A Critical Review Of Epidemiologic Evidence For Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders Of The Neck, Upper Extremity, And Low Back Bernard editor 1997 2874
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Niosh Publications On Video Display Terminals - Third Edition 1997 6331
National Institute for Working Life - Sweden Visual Display Unit Work And Upper Extremity Musculoskeletal Disorders Punnett and Bergqvist 1997 652
Commonwealth Rehabilitation Services Australia The Effect Of Touch Typing Skill On Discomfort And Performance In Office Workers Brandis and Straker 1900 375
Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders unknown 1900 2870
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Standards
Source Title Authors Year Size (Kb)
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Clinical guideline on diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome 2007 77
Australian Safety and Compensation Council National Code of Practice for the Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders Caused by Performing Manual Tasks at Work 2007 3990
Work Loss Data Institute Carpal tunnel syndrome Guideline 2006 55
TCO Development - Sweden Tco’04 Office Furniture – Work Tables – Ver 1.1 (European Safety And Performance Requirements) 2004 274
FAA Human Factors Design Standard (Hfds) - Zip File, See Chapter 10 For Workstation Design Ahlstrom 2003 7092
UK National Health Service Ergonomic Working Standards For Personnel Engaged In The Preparation, Scanning And Reporting Of Cervical Screening Slides 2003 5980
National Safety Council Management Of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders Accredited Standards Committee Z365 Working Draft August 2002 2002 15
North Carolina Department of Labor Voluntary Ergonomics Guideline - North Carolina Furniture Manufacturing Industry 2002 4107
UK Department of Defense Human Factors Integration (Hfi) - Practical Guidance For Ipts (Integrated Project Teams) 2001 442
United States Department of Defense Definitions Of Human Factors Terms (Mil-Hdbk-1908B) 1999 246
United States Department of Defense Handbook For Human Engineering Design Guidelines (Mil-Hdbk-759C) 1995 4896
Maine Municipal Association Maine Municipal Association VDT Best Practices 1991 114
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Theses
Source Title Authors Year Size (Kb)
Florida State University - Department of Psychology Musculoskeletal Pain In University Workers: Age And Gender Effects Weaver 2006 1102
National Institute of Occupational Health - Denmark Biofeedback And Optimization Of Muscle Contraction Mode As Intervention Strategy In The Prevention Of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders Vedsted 2006 1610
Uppsala University
Department of Public Health and Caring Services
Advanced Knowledge Work And Stress-Related Symptoms: Epidemiology And Clinical Intervention Studies Wiholm 2006 480
National Institute of Occupational Health - Denmark Significance of sustained low-force contractions on acute and long-term muscle fatigue development Blangsted 2005 4868
Erasmus University - The Netherlands The Impact of Work on Musculoskeletal Complaints and Work Disability Lötters 2005 746
Linköping University - Graduate School for Human-Machine Interaction Call Centre Work– Characteristics, Physical, And Psychosocial Exposure, And Health Related Outcomes Norman 2005 642
Erasmus University Rotterdam The Impact Of Work On Musculoskeletal Complaints And Work Disability Lötters 2005 739
Cornell University, Department of Design & Environmental Analysis Effects Of A Multitouch Keyboard On Wrist Posture, Comfort And Typing Performance Thom-Santelli 2004 210
Virginia Polytechnic Institute - Industrial and Systems Engineering Effects Of Time Pressure And Mental Workload On Physiological Risk Factors For Upper Extremity Musculoskeletal Disorders While Typing Hughes 2004 1120
Proefschrift Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam Median And Ulnar Nerve Injuries - Prognosis And Predictors For Clinical Outcome Jaquet 2004 2062
Texas A&M University - College of Engineering Efficacy Of Office Ergonomics Training: An Evaluation And Comparison Of Instructor And Web-Based Training Rucker 2004 677
University of Adelaide - Department of Public Health An Investigation Into The Application Of Ergonomic Principles To The Use Of Desktop Keyboard-Operated Computer Technology Within Organisations Sawyer 2004 2012
University of California, Berkeley - Mechanical Engineering Bimanual Computer Input And Forearm Support Implemented And Evaluated In An Integrated System Odell 2004 1879
Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, University of Kuopio Physical Workload As A Risk Factor For Symptoms In The Neck And Upper Limbs: Exposure Assessment And Ergonomic Intervention* Ketola 2003 501
North Carolina State University - Industrial Engineering Program Exploring The Relationships Between Psychosocial Factors, Biomechanical Workstyle, Muscle Tension, And Musculoskeletal Discomfort Reporting Glasscock 2003 1850
Pennsylvania State University - College of Engineering Graduate School The Effects Of Dynamic Wristworkloads On Risks Of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Jang 2002 2215
Virginia Polytechnic Institute - Industrial and Systems Engineering Effects Of Negatively Sloped Keyboard Wedges On User Performance And Perceptions Woods 2002 2093
Virginia Polytechnic Institute - Industrial and Systems Engineering Identification And Quantification Of Workstation Set Up On Risk Factors Associated With The Development Of Low Back And Neck Discomfort Stanfield 2001 541
Loughborough University - Department of Human Sciences Effect Of Wrist Activity On Median Nerve Function Lloyd 2001 3689
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences - Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology Job Stress Reactivity And Work-Related Musculoskeletal Symptoms Storey 1900 5551

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