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  • Characteristics of job rotation in the Midwest US manufacturing sector 

    Jorgensen, Michael J.; Davis, Kermit; Kotowski, Susan; Aedla, Pranathi B.; Dunning, Kari (Taylor & Francis, 2005-12)
    Job rotation has been advocated as a suitable intervention to control work-related musculoskeletal disorders. However, little is known regarding the prevalence of job rotation, methods used to identify jobs for rotation ...
  • Ergonomics: Pros and cons of job rotation as a means of reducing injury costs 

    Schneider, Scott; Davis, Kermit; Jorgensen, Michael J. (Taylor & Francis, Inc, 2005-02)
    As companies in the manufacturing sector struggle with increased injury costs, lower economic prowess, and reductions in the workforce, companies are searching for cost-effective interventions with respect to both ...
  • Gender influences on spine loads during complex lifting 

    Marras, William S.; Davis, Kermit; Jorgensen, Michael J. (Elsevier, 2003-03)
    Background context: Previous research has documented differences in spine loading between genders when the imposed load is normalized relative to the size of the person. However, under realistic work conditions the magnitude ...
  • Spine loading as a function of gender 

    Marras, William S.; Davis, Kermit; Jorgensen, Michael J. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2002-11-15)
    Study Design. In vivo laboratory studies were conducted to investigate the spine loads imposed on men and women during a series of lifting tasks that varied in the degree of lifting control required by the subject. Objective. ...