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Supermarket workers shelve musculoskeletal disorders

Francesca McSteen

Lower back pain poses problems for supermarket workers, but chances are they wont tell

Take Home Messages: Musculoskeletal disorders are more common in supermarket employees other than cashiers; Different types of musculoskeletal disorders occur in different work areas, and while performing different tasks within the supermarket; Musculoskeletal data from compensable claims was quite different to the data from self-reported injury. This suggests a risk of underestimation of the pr...

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