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Work-related musculoskeletal disorders

Anna Kelsey-Sugg

Of all Australian work-related injuries, a large percentage can be categorised as musculoskeletal disorders.

Of Australian work-related injuries, a large percentage can be categorised as musculoskeletal disorders. It’s the largest category of occupational disease and it’s the costliest, both in personal and economic terms. Work related musculoskeletal disorders are disorders of muscles, tendons and nerves. Carpal tunnel syndrome, tendonitis, thoracic outlet syndrome and tension neck syndrome are examples. They are generally caused by re...

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