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November 15 2009 Ergonomics Newsletter

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Cooking Ergonomics-Avoiding Pain in the Kitchen

Repetition, forceful movements and awkward positioning are risk factors for carpal tunnel syndrome, tendinitis, and other upper extremity overuse injuries. Unfortunately, these risk factors do not only occur in the work environment. Many home activities and leisure activities can also aggravate pain in the hand, wrist, elbow, shoulder and neck.

Ergonomics Glossary - Ergonomic Interventions

A Glossary of Ergonomic Terms. For ease of browsing, this glossary will be divided into the following six sections: General Terms, Ergonomic Equipment, Posture & Antatomy, Risk Factors, Common Work-Related Injuries, and Ergonomic Interventions. .

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Marji Hajic, Ergonomics Editor

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