Keep up on the latest evidence from around the world on the policies, programs and practices that have been shown to help prevent work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) at the 9th International Scientific Conference on the Prevention of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders.
Among topics to be addressed by keynote speakers:
- do sex (biological) and/or gender (psychosocial) differences account for why women are twice as likely as men to injure their neck or shoulder due to sustained, repetitive movements at work?
- what has been learned from the large-scale NIOSH Upper Limb Consortium Studies about carpal tunnel syndrome
- tools toimprove the safety culture, climate and leadership in the construction industry
- is there an optimal amount of time workers should be sitting and standing to reduce their risk of low-back injury and improve their health?