In this post we describe multi-tasks MSD exposure assessment and summarize the findings from our recent review paper aiming to identify the current state-of-the-art in multi-task MSD exposure assessment tools.
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OBEL is committed to promoting and ensuring accessibility in research. This means that we make every effort to provide equitable access to our research communications. But we are still learning! We continue to learn more about guidelines (i.e., Web Content Accessibility Guideline: https://www.w3.org/WAI/WCAG21/quickref/?versions=2.0), policy (i.e., Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)) and accessibility tools (https://uwaterloo.ca/web-resources/resources/accessibility/tools) to help us continuously improve the accessibility of our science communication.
In this blog, we highlight some of the ways we’re aiming to enhance accessibility in the communication of our research on the web and we include some links that we hope you will find useful. We’d love to hear from you (@BiomechErgoLab) if you have tips to share too!
Health and safety professional routinely use MSD risk assessment tools, but what tools do they use, and when? In a recent paper published in Applied Ergonomics, we summarize the MSD risk assessment tool use patterns in Canada.
We discuss the role of physical capacity and movement competency focused training as a method to fit the worker to the work in jobs with non-modifiable tasks.
A brief review of a recent peer reviewed publication on the use of digital human models to optimize lifting tasks
Welcome to the first OBEL Blog post! In this post we share our Blog purpose and goals so that you know what to expect and what to keep an eye out for in future posts.