Work-related musculoskeletal symptoms among car mechanics: a descriptive study.

@article{Torp1996WorkrelatedMS,
  title={Work-related musculoskeletal symptoms among car mechanics: a descriptive study.},
  author={Steffen Torp and Trond Riise and Bente E. Moen},
  journal={Occupational medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={46 6},
  pages={
          407-13
        }
}
Key MethodA questionnaire concerning musculoskeletal symptoms (MSS) and working environment was answered by 100% of 103 car mechanics in 12 different garages. Almost all the mechanics had been troubled with MSS at work the past year. The most common MSS were symptoms from the low back, neck, head and shoulders. When asked which symptoms had been most troublesome at work most mechanics reported symptoms from the low back, upper back, shoulders and neck. Symptoms from the shoulders, low back and upper back…Expand
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