Assessing the impact of waste picking on musculoskeletal disorders among waste pickers in Mumbai, India: a cross-sectional study

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OBJECTIVE To assess the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) as well as the impact of the occupation of waste picking on complaints of MSDs among waste pickers. The study attempts to understand the risk factors for MSDs in various areas of the body. DESIGN A cross-sectional household survey was conducted using a case-control design. The survey… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-008474

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@inproceedings{Singh2015AssessingTI, title={Assessing the impact of waste picking on musculoskeletal disorders among waste pickers in Mumbai, India: a cross-sectional study}, author={Shrikant Singh and Praveen Chokhandre}, booktitle={BMJ open}, year={2015} }