Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders: Report, Workshop Summary, and Workshop Papers
National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Board on Human-Systems Integration, Steering Committee for the Workshop on Work-Related Musculoskeletal Injuries: The Research Base
National Academies Press, Apr 11, 1999 - Business & Economics - 240 pages
Estimated costs associated with lost days and compensation claims related to musculoskeletal disorders-including back pains and repetitive motion injuries-range from $13 billion to $20 billion annually. This is a serious national problem that has spurred considerable debate about the causal links between such disorders and risk factors in the workplace.