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Identification of awkward postures adopted while at work using OWAS

These findings provide a prima facie evidence of higher occupational stresses among the LPG workers because of identified specific stressors prevalent in their jobs and explore the possible intervention strategies for its reduction.Based on these findings, further assessment now can be ascertained to be aimed at the manual handling of he LPG cylinders using a The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH lifting index.

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Indian Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine
Volume / Volumen: 16
Number / Número: 1
First and last pages / Páginas inicial-final: 3-8
Year / Año: 2012
Month / Mes: january

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Department of Physiotherapy, Padmashree Dr.D.Y.Patil University., Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Workers Health
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Public Health
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Identification of Awkward Postures That Cause Discomfort to Liquid Petroleum Gas Workers in Mumbai

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Ankita Tandon1

1, New Delhi, India

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