Risk factors for frequent work-related burn and cut injuries and low back pain among commercial kitchen workers in Japan.

@article{Tomita2013RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for frequent work-related burn and cut injuries and low back pain among commercial kitchen workers in Japan.},
  author={Shigeru Tomita and Takashi Muto and Hiroe Matsuzuki and Yasuo Haruyama and Akiyoshi Ito and Shigeki Muto and Takashi Haratani and Akihiko Seo and Makoto Ayabe and Shizuo Katamoto},
  journal={Industrial health},
  year={2013},
  volume={51 3},
  pages={297-306}
}
This study investigated risk factors for frequent work-related burn and cut injuries and low back pain (LBP) among kitchen workers including personal, work-related and environmental factors. Subjects were 991 kitchen workers in 103 schools, 17 hospitals and nursing homes, and 6 restaurants in central Japan. A cross-sectional survey was carried out using a structured self-administered questionnaire. Logistic regression models were used to examine associations between frequent injuries/LBP and… CONTINUE READING
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