Ergonomics

Ergonomics

No growing pains

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Barbara Lamb
Edition: 
Vol 8, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article demonstrates how proper movement and handy tools can make gardening easier for people with different abilities. Tips on how to garden, what to grow, how to avoid injury. 

 

If the chair fits, sit on it

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Jennifer Penney
Edition: 
vol 2, No. 3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1981
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses workplace furniture and our bodies. Provides a checklist to determine whether the chair you sit on at work is good for your well being. Recommends what to do about it.

Integrating gender in ergonomic analysis: strategies for transforming women's work

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Karen Messing
Publisher: 
Euorpean Trade Union Technical Bureau for Health and Safety
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Quebec

Discusses the difficulty decision-makers, scientists, employers and even women seem to have in coming to grips with women's work-related health problems.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 2930003340
WORK.I58 1999

A call to action: women's health at work & musculoskeletal disorders

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English
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Online
Author: 
Stephanie Premji
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Explains how women are more susceptible to musculoskeletal disorders, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, because of the type of jobs in which they often work. Suggests steps to help remedy the amount of women injured on the job.

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Includes bibliographical references.
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