Search Resources (English): Ergonomics

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A call to action: women's health at work & musculoskeletal disorders  
http://www.cwhn.ca/resources/workplace/msd.html
Explains how women are more susceptible to musculoskeletal disorders, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, because of the type of jobs in which they often work. Suggests steps to help remedy the amount of women injured on the job. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Integrating gender in ergonomic analysis: strategies for transforming women's work
Discusses the difficulty decision-makers, scientists, employers and even women seem to have in coming to grips with women's work-related health problems.
Published: 1999
If the chair fits, sit on it  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1981_Healthsharing_Vol_2_No_4_Fall.pdf

This article discusses workplace furniture and our bodies. Provides a checklist to determine whether the chair you sit on at work is good for your well being. Recommends what to do about it.

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Published: 1981
No growing pains  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1987_Healthsharing_Vol_8_No_2_Spring.pdf

This article demonstrates how proper movement and handy tools can make gardening easier for people with different abilities. Tips on how to garden, what to grow, how to avoid injury. 

 

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Published: 1987