Beyond Biomechanics: Psychosocial Aspects Of Musculoskeletal by Steve Sauter, S D Moon

By Steve Sauter, S D Moon

There's now frequent reputation that psychosocial components play a key position within the aetiology, perpetuation, administration and prevention of cumulative trauma problems CTDs. this article addresses the energy, path and significance of hyperlinks among psychosocial components and CTDs.; The book's individuals learn severely present examine information, determine capability hyperlink mechanisms, and suggest measures for keep watch over and prevention. issues lined comprise socio-organizational psychology, clinical anthropology, occupational medication, rehabilitation, orthopaedics, task tension and ergonomic interventions. The ebook goals to demystify the concept that of the "psychosocial", with a view to advertise and guarantee potent prevention within the office.

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1971; Taylor, 1971). Today these same problems persist, but are seen in offices and service industries as well as factories (OTA, 1985a and 1985b; OTA, 1987; Smith, 1984, 1986; Cyert and Mowery, 1988; Smith and Carayon, 1995). Such problems have pertinence because they produce poorer worker health, decreased worker productivity, reduced product quality, increased worker absenteeism, and greater worker resistance to organizational change (Keita and Sauter, 1992; Smith, 1986, 1987). Automation appears to be at the heart of many of the stress problems that employees have with work organization.

J. (Eds), Machine Pacing and Occupational Stress, pp. 13–19, London: Taylor & Francis. J. , SANDELIN, J. J. (Eds), Visual Display Terminals, pp. 193–228, Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall. J. 1985 Machine paced work and stress, in COOPER, C.

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