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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-740
... Introduction Ergonomics practice involves the identification, and control, of risk factors resulting from physically demanding work, including repetitive motions, forceful exertions, and awkward postures. However, most traditional tools available for identifying these risk factors are limited...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 8–11, 2014
Paper Number: ASSE-14-554
... Introduction Publicly available (non-copyrighted) and proven ergonomic risk assessments are a rare find. In the past, companies have been faced with spending large sums of money on consulting firm's copyrighted risk assessments, or ergonomic risk assessments that focus primarily on posture...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 8–11, 2014
Paper Number: ASSE-14-604
... pressure vascular disease mg dl cholesterol posture consumer health ergonomics human factors prevention exposure insulin carcinogen risk factor Session No. 604 The Enemy in the Mirror: Taking Responsibility for Injury Prevention and Wellness Richard W. Bunch, Ph.D., P.T., C.B.E.S. Certified...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 3–6, 2012
Paper Number: ASSE-12-508
... furniture normal wt obese 2 overweight symptom prevalence body mass index seating neurology health & medicine positioning lumbar support obese individual classification cardiology posture vascular disease human factors obese employee bmi obesity discomfort ergonomic...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 3–6, 2012
Paper Number: ASSE-12-754
... cholesterol safety professional cancer exposure lower back insulin physical activity health & medicine blood mg dl carcinogen posture endocrinology risk factor diabetes heart disease cardiovascular disease consumer health vascular disease human factors cardiology lifting Session...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2011
Paper Number: ASSE-11-683
... and less risk. This paper will address common core contributors to sprains and strains in the workplace, corrections to reduce soft-tissue injuries, and how to successfully apply these corrections. consumer health imbalance shoulder protraction rounded posture ergonomics injury habit change...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 13–15, 2010
Paper Number: ASSE-10-761
... meeting indirect cost health & medicine static strength prediction program university of michigan posture truism safety truism guidance unsafe action heinrich Session No. 761 Rules of Thumb and Safety Truisms Richard Sesek, Ph.D., MPH, CSP, CPE Jerry Davis, Ph.D., CSP, CPE Department...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 13–15, 2010
Paper Number: ASSE-10-554
... disorders involving women, job hazard/risk factor analysis and control or prevention through medical management, fitness/exercise, posture and body mechanics. At all stages of their working careers, women are more likely than men to work part time, to have lower status jobs, and to earn less than men...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 13–15, 2010
Paper Number: ASSE-10-656
... Introduction Dr. Jerome Congleton has many years of experience working in Ergonomics, including eight years of work for ALCOA, his current work for Neutral Posture, Inc. as a research and development consultant and his current teaching position for the Texas A&M University System Health...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, June 28–July 1, 2009
Paper Number: ASSE-09-504
... body posture. The idea with appropriate lifting techniques is to utilize the power zone by pushing, pulling and sliding rather than lifting, lowering, and carrying. It is important to remember that using appropriate techniques either by push, pull or slide within the power zone; a worker is reducing...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, June 28–July 1, 2009
Paper Number: ASSE-09-629
..., awkward or static posture, repetition without adequate rest periods, force sustained beyond minimum effort, contact stress which compromises circulation and vibration that contributes to neurovascular shutdown. Applying the following principles can result in a reduction of musculoskeletal disorders risk...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, June 9–12, 2008
Paper Number: ASSE-08-685
... human factors Cardiology posture Endocrinology cardiovascular disease medication Ergonomics Health & Medicine mg dl cholesterol carcinogen lifting injury lower back heart disease blood consumer health vascular disease exposure insulin safety professional cancer...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, June 9–12, 2008
Paper Number: ASSE-08-775
... the following bodily changes and functions begin to occur: Loss of strength Loss of muscular flexibility Loss of joint range of motion Diminished postural steadiness Reduced grip strength Reduced blood flow and tactile feedback Reduced visual capacity Slowing of our mental processing Strength...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, June 9–12, 2008
Paper Number: ASSE-08-652
... static muscle contraction (giving a maximum strength effort). Numerous studies have identified the range of safe lifting forces for various kinds of lifting tasks (Mital et al) 2. Posture. Posture has several effects. As a person reaches horizontally away from the body the moment arm of any lifting...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, June 9–12, 2008
Paper Number: ASSE-08-716
..., and appropriately sized and adjusted safety harnesses for each test. The use of the ATD allowed for an examination of starting postures on the performance of the system, which is an obvious limitation of the standard rigid test torso. In all tests the ATD was positioned and supported by an overhead hoist...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference, June 24–27, 2007
Paper Number: ASSE-07-0569
... is often the result of what measures executive management is using to judge the performance of the Occupational Safety program and staff. Ergonomics posture incident human factors severity exposure Health & Medicine shoulder pain prevention incidence Syndrome medical management...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference, June 24–27, 2007
Paper Number: ASSE-07-1383
... Ergonomics US government osteoporosis Health & Medicine personal protective equipment MSD human factors workstation disproportionate number health care expense back pain injury Work Practice Control ergonomic update static muscular contraction Endocrinology posture bone mass...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference, June 24–27, 2007
Paper Number: ASSE-07-1275
... and flex program. In addition, there was a general lack of knowledge and awareness of proper body mechanics during essential job tasks, ergonomics, and the physiology of stretching and neutral posture. It became apparent to Hoffman s safety leadership that in order to design a more effective program...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 11–14, 2006
Paper Number: ASSE-06-722
... of a body motion), or extreme static muscle contraction (giving a maximum strength effort). Numerous studies have identified the range of safe lifting forces for various kinds of lifting tasks (Mital et al) 2. Posture. Posture has several effects. As a person reaches horizontally away from the body...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 11–14, 2006
Paper Number: ASSE-06-743
...Session No. 743 Ergonomics at the Crossroads Drew Bossen, PT, M.B.A. Atlas Ergonomics, LLC Iowa City, Iowa Introduction Static-seated postures have long been an issue of concern in office environments. The topic has been sliced and diced again and again by a long array of authors. The consistent...

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