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March 31st, 2016

The Bottom Line: How Much Do Improvements Reduce MSD Injuries?

In this installment of The Bottom Line, Certified Professional Ergonomist and Managing Consultant Blake McGowan summarizes the study “Effect of Systematic Ergonomic Hazard Identification and Control Implementation on Musculoskeletal Disorder and Injury Risk”, conducted by Linda Cantley and her colleagues from Yale University, that examined whether ergonomic improvements were associated with a reduction in MSD injuries.

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Cantley LF, Taiwo OA, Galusha D, Barbour R, Slade MD, Tessier-Sherman B, Cullen MR (2014). Effect of systematic ergonomic hazard identification and control implementation on musculoskeletal disorder and injury risk. Scand J Work Environ Health. Jan;40(1):57-65.