A new table for work with a microscope, a solution to ergonomic problems.

@article{Sillanp2003ANT,
  title={A new table for work with a microscope, a solution to ergonomic problems.},
  author={Jarmo Sillanp{\"a}{\"a} and Mika Nyberg and Pekka Laippala},
  journal={Applied ergonomics},
  year={2003},
  volume={34 6},
  pages={621-8}
}
Microscope workers are exposed to continuous static muscular work and an increased risk of musculoskeletal disorders in the neck, shoulder and upper extremities. In a Finnish research centre, microscope workers reported pain in the shoulder, neck, lower back and upper back. As a consequence, a programme to solve the ergonomic problems of microscope work was initiated and led to the construction of a new table for microscopes. Ten experienced male microscope workers were chosen as subjects to… CONTINUE READING

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