Anthropometric differences among occupational groups.

  title={Anthropometric differences among occupational groups.},
  author={Hongwei Hsiao and Daniel Long and Karl Snyder},
  volume={45 2},
The increasing demands for anthropometric information for the design of machinery and personal protective equipment to prevent occupational injuries has necessitated an understanding of the anthropometric differences to be found among occupations. This study identified differences in various body measurements between occupational groups in the USA, as determined in the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Approximately 16,000 of its 32,900 subjects were associated with an… CONTINUE READING

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