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  • Prevention of Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders in Sonography

    Date published: 1 March, 2007 ISBN: 0-9503597-8-5
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    Summary

    The guidance emphasises the need for managers, safety representatives and employees to work together to create an environment and culture in which safe practices and policies are planned, implemented, reviewed and maintained.

  • Industry Standards for the Prevention of Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders in Sonography

    Date published: 1 November, 2006 ISBN: 0-9503597-7-7
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    Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are potentially one of the biggest causes of injury and ill health amongst sonographers. Many factors can contribute towards the development of MSDs in sonographers such as poor job design and poor posture.

    These standards primarily address poor equipment design which in a SoR study of sonographers was believed by 49% of respondents to be a contributory factor towards the development of such injuries. The standards can be used by equipment manufacturers, employers, safety representatives, educators and employees as a means of reducing the risk of injury to sonographers.

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