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IMPACT OF ONSHORE OIL DRILLING WORKS ON MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND QUALITY OF LIFE AMONG A GROUP OF EGYPTIAN DRILLING WORKERS

@article{GE2015IMPACTOO,
  title={IMPACT OF ONSHORE OIL DRILLING WORKS ON MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND QUALITY OF LIFE AMONG A GROUP OF EGYPTIAN DRILLING WORKERS},
  author={B G.E. and El-Toukhy M.A and Azeem Azeem},
  journal={Zagazig university medical journal},
  year={2015},
  volume={17}
}
Oil drilling industry is generally regarded as a stressful occupation. A significant portion of drilling workers might be seriously exposed to many stressors that include physical, psychosocial and ergonomic stressors that may adversely affect their musculoskeletal system and quality of life. Objectives: 1) Determine the prevalence of musculoskeletal complaints among Egyptian onshore oil drilling workers, 2) Identify the occupational, environmental and personal risk factors and best measures… 
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