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A Pain in the Rear: Back, Neck, and Shoulder Pain in the Workplace

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SKU:
827008234295
Author:
Nico Pronk, Willem van Mechelen
Published:
2009
Length:
103 minutes
Musculoskeletal health (upper and lower back, shoulder, and neck pain) consistently ranks at or near the top of healthcare costs. It is also a leading contributor worldwide to productivity loss for employers. A Pain in the Rear: Back, Neck, and Shoulder Pain in the Workplace features a review of the current scientific literature related to health, disability, work ability, and cost outcomes. The DVD also discusses integrated occupational health and safety and health promotion in the workplace. In addition, the DVD explores two case studies (one U.S. and one Europe) of real-world examples of solutions to the issue.


Among the topics covered:

• Define theories for causation
• Factors related with nonspecific lower back pain
• Establish efficacy & effectiveness
• Community effectiveness, economic implications
• Implementation
• Take-home messages
• Integrated worker health protection and promotion
• World health organization workplace framework
• NIOSH total worker health™
• Project “take-a-stand”
• Practical take-aways
• Dialogue and discussion