Physical and psychosocial ergonomic risk factors for low back pain in automobile manufacturing workers.

@article{Vandergrift2012PhysicalAP,
  title={Physical and psychosocial ergonomic risk factors for low back pain in automobile manufacturing workers.},
  author={Jonathan L Vandergrift and Judith E. Gold and Alexandra L. Hanlon and Laura Punnett},
  journal={Occupational and environmental medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={69 1},
  pages={29-34}
}
OBJECTIVES To examine the association between ergonomic physical and psychosocial exposures and the risk of prevalent and incident low back pain (LBP) in a longitudinal cohort of automobile manufacturing workers. METHODS Ergonomic exposure intensity and LBP presence were determined through questionnaires at baseline (n=1181) and to workers in the same job 1 year later (n=505). Models were constructed using log-binomial regression with special attention to interactions between ergonomic… CONTINUE READING