Musculoskeletal disorders and psychosocial risk factors among workers of the aircraft maintenance industry.

@article{Nogueira2012MusculoskeletalDA,
  title={Musculoskeletal disorders and psychosocial risk factors among workers of the aircraft maintenance industry.},
  author={Helen Cristina Nogueira and Ana Carolina Parise Diniz and Dechristian França Barbieri and Rosimeire Simprini Padula and Rodrigo Luiz Carregaro and Ana B de Oliveira},
  journal={Work},
  year={2012},
  volume={41 Suppl 1},
  pages={
          4801-7
        }
}
During the recent decades Brazil has experienced an exponential growth in the aviation sector resulting in an increasing workforce. The aircraft maintenance industry stands out, where the workers have to handle different kind of objects. The aim of this study was to evaluate psychosocial indicators as well as musculoskeletal symptoms and disorders among aircraft maintenance workers. One hundred and one employees were evaluated (32.69 ± 8.25 yr, 79.8 ± 13.4 kg, and 1.75 ± 0.07 m… Expand
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