At Work 51 (Winter 2008)

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Resources and support are vital in a PE program

Research evidence shows that a participatory ergonomic (PE) program can help prevent musculoskeletal disorders in workers. Yet, what are some key elements of participatory ergonomics that can help ensure its success in workplaces?

Activity is key to recovery, leading low-back pain researcher says

Dr. Maurits Van Tulder talks about the important work that the Cochrane Back Review Group conducts and how it has influenced the international occupational health community.

Workplace safety practices must have active leadership

Dalhousie University Professor David Stuewe speaks to more than 140 people who attended the Institute for Work & Health’s annual Alf Nachemson Memorial Lecture held in October.

International task force reports on neck pain

Read about some of the findings from the Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders.