The gap between exposure and implementation of computer workstation ergonomics in the workplace.

@article{Berner2002TheGB,
  title={The gap between exposure and implementation of computer workstation ergonomics in the workplace.},
  author={Kevin Berner and Karen Jacobs},
  journal={Work},
  year={2002},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={193-9}
}
The population of people using computers is increasing in home, school and work environments [20,21]. Research suggests that more computer usage may lead to increased incidence of upper extremity cumulative trauma disorder (UECTD) and other work related musculoskeletal injuries [8]. Yet, proper computer workstation ergonomics training is not readily available. This pilot study attempts to better understand the gap between ergonomic interventions and the initiation of work-practice change. The… CONTINUE READING