Active surveillance for the control of cumulative trauma disorders: a working model in the newspaper industry.

@article{Rosecrance1994ActiveSF,
  title={Active surveillance for the control of cumulative trauma disorders: a working model in the newspaper industry.},
  author={John Rosecrance and Thomas M. Cook and Christa Zimmermann},
  journal={The Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy},
  year={1994},
  volume={19 5},
  pages={
          267-76
        }
}
Health and risk factor surveillance is a critical aspect of an effective ergonomics process. Physical therapists are becoming increasingly involved in many components of the ergonomics process, including health and risk factor surveillance. The purpose of this study was to develop and implement a multistaged active surveillance program for the management and control of cumulative trauma disorders. The surveillance program was established at three newspaper companies consisting of 1,150… CONTINUE READING

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