Implementation of a participatory ergonomics program in the rehabilitation of workers suffering from subacute back pain.

@article{Loisel2001ImplementationOA,
  title={Implementation of a participatory ergonomics program in the rehabilitation of workers suffering from subacute back pain.},
  author={Patrick Loisel and Luc E. Gosselin and Philippe Durand and Jacques Lemaire and St{\'e}phane Poitras and Lucien A Abenhaim},
  journal={Applied ergonomics},
  year={2001},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={53-60}
}
This paper describes a participatory ergonomics program aimed at early return to regular work of workers suffering from subacute occupational back pain and assesses the perceptions of the participants on the implementation of ergonomic solutions in the workplace. The participatory ergonomics program was used in the rehabilitation of workers suffering from subacute back pain for more than 6 weeks, a program that was associated with an increased rate of return to work. The perceptions of the… CONTINUE READING