PDF Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders among Workers at Gold Mine Industry in Ghana: Prevalence and Patterns of Occurrence

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Upload date 24 Nov 2015
Contributor Anthony Adu-Gyamfi
Geographical coverage Ghana
Keywords prevalence, patterns, occurence, injuries
Release date 25/02/2016
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Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are generally described as disorders of the soft tissues and their surrounding structures that are not related to an acute or instantaneous event (such as slips or falls) and mostly occur in the neck, shoulder, elbow hand / wrist and low-back.Musculoskeletal disorders are ranked highest among other work-related injuries with concomitant appalling healthcare costs in industries and firms.