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Work-related stress levels and musculoskeletal disorders among municipal solid waste collectors in Ankara
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In this study, We found that upper back pain rate was 89.1% among the collectors. 47.9% of collectors reported having had upper back pain during the last 12 months and 38.7% had experienced it during the last month. 80.9% of the sample complained of shoulder pain. Wrists/hands and neck pain rates were found at rates of 78.7% and 67.8% respectively. Psychological demands were significantly higher among MSW collectors living with moderate-severe pain.
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This page is a summary of: Work-related stress levels and musculoskeletal disorders among municipal solid waste collectors in Ankara, Work, June 2019, IOS Press, DOI: 10.3233/wor-192949.
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