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Postural stress and risk conditions in manual load handling of Chilean industrial workers

Vol 13 No 1 (2023)

Section : Original Articles

Introduction: Although, there is a current regulatory framework for optimal manual handling of loads to preserve health conditions in the industrial sector, technical assessment and the use of certain instruments are still required for the diagnosis of occupational hazards. This study aimed to identify the occupational hazards associated with manual load handling in industry workers and estimate those resulting from postural stress.

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