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Study of biomechanical overload in urban gardeners of Barcelona: application of analytical models for risk exposure evaluation in annual working cycle

Author
Alvarez-Casado, E.; Tello, S.; Hernandez-Soto, A.; Gual, Rosa
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Work: a journal of prevention, assessment and rehabilitation
Date of publication
2012
Volume
41
Number
Suplement 1
First page
3973
Last page
3980
DOI
10.3233/WOR-2012-0695-3973
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/15897 Open in new window
URL
http://iospress.metapress.com/content/a114061gp702721q/?p=77e663d719d34404add7dd032a0fe692&pi=6 Open in new window
Abstract
Occupational musculoskeletal disorders in the upper limbs and its consequences on the impact and prevalence in the work force are subject of many investigations in almost all the production fields. However, the exposure to this kind of risk factor on urban gardeners has not been well studied so far. The kind of plant varieties used in the parks, the tools that they use, as much as the necessary actions for the maintenance of the park, have an impact on the biomechanical overload of the upper lim...
Citation
Alvarez-Casado, E. [et al.]. Study of biomechanical overload in urban gardeners of Barcelona: application of analytical models for risk exposure evaluation in annual working cycle. "Work: a journal of prevention, assessment and rehabilitation", 2012, vol. 41, núm. Suplement 1, p. 3973-3980.

Participants

  • Alvarez Casado, Enrique  (author)
  • Tello Sandoval, Sonia  (author)
  • Hernandez-Soto, Aquiles  (author)
  • Gual, Rosa  (author)

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