Dairy farm worker exposure to awkward knee posture during milking and feeding tasks.

@article{Nonnenmann2010DairyFW,
  title={Dairy farm worker exposure to awkward knee posture during milking and feeding tasks.},
  author={Matthew W Nonnenmann and Dan Anton and Fredric Gerr and H. John Yack},
  journal={Journal of occupational and environmental hygiene},
  year={2010},
  volume={7 8},
  pages={483-9}
}
Musculoskeletal disorders are common among agricultural workers, particularly among dairy farm workers. Specifically, dairy farm workers have been identified as being at risk for knee osteoarthritis. Physical risk factors that may contribute to knee osteoarthritis include awkward postures of the knee, such as kneeling or squatting. The purpose of this study was to quantify exposure to awkward knee posture among dairy farm workers during milking and feeding tasks in two common types of milking… CONTINUE READING