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  1. Prescribed Reading List 46 items
    1. Module 1. MSIs and MSDs 4 items
      1. The working back: a systems view - William S. Marras, Wiley InterScience (Online service) c2008 (electronic resource)

        Book Required

      2. Ligaments: A source of musculoskeletal disorders - Moshe Solomonow 2009-4

        Article Required

    2. Module 2. Pain and Discomfort 3 items
      1. Does musculoskeletal discomfort at work predict future musculoskeletal pain? - Heleen H. Hamberg-van Reenen, Allard J. van der Beek, Birgitte M. Blatter, Maarten P. van der Grinten 05/2008

        Article Required

    3. Module 3: Work-related hazards in the development of MSDs 4 items
      1. Psychosocial factors at work and musculoskeletal disorders - Kompier, Michiel A Jvan der Beek, Allard J 2008

        Article Required

    4. Module 3b: Manual Handling and MSDs 2 items
      references provided in Module 1 also provide valuable reading for this Module
    5. Module 3c Part 1: Hand tools 7 items
      You do not need to read all of these, we provide them as resources to support your learning but by no means do you need to read each of them
      1. Introduction to Ergonomics, Third Edition - R.S. Bridger 2008 (electronic resource)

        Book Required Refer to Chapter 5

      2. A Checklist for the Ergonomic Evaluation of Nonpowered Hand Tools - Awwad Dababneh, Brian Lowe, Ed Krieg, Yong-Ku Kong 12/2004

        Article Required

      3. An approach to ergonomics evaluation of hand tools - Roland Kadefors, Alexander Areskoug, Sven Dahlman, Atilde Kilbom 1993

        Article Required

    6. Module 3c part 2: Fixed and static postures 4 items
      1. ch. 4, Work tolerance - E. R. Tichauer

        Chapter Required Refer to Chapter 4.

      2. A guide to manual materials handling (selected pages) - Anil Mital, Andres S. Nicholson, M.M. Ayoub

        Chapter Required Refer to page 19.

    7. Module 3d Sedentary behaviours 6 items
      1. Breaking Up Prolonged Sitting Reduces Postprandial Glucose and Insulin Responses - D. W. Dunstan, B. A. Kingwell, R. Larsen, G. N. Healy 2012

        Article Required

      2. Occupational Sitting and Health Risks - Jannique G.Z. van Uffelen, Jason Wong, Josephine Y. Chau, Hidde P. van der Ploeg 10/2010

        Article Required

    8. Module 4a. Ageing Workers 4 items
      It is not expected that you will read all of these reports but they provide useful snapshots of the literature to support your learning for the module on ageing workers.
      1. The health safety and health promotion needs of older workers - J. O. Crawford, R. A. Graveling, H. A. Cowie, K. Dixon 01/05/2010

        Article Required

    9. Module 4b: Vulnerable groups 2 items
      1. Precarious Employment: Understanding an Emerging Social Determinant of Health - J. Benach, A. Vives, M. Amable, C. Vanroelen 18/03/2014

        Article Required

    10. Module 5a: Training as a risk control measure for MSDs. 4 items
      1. Squat, stoop, or something in between? - Robin Burgess-Limerick 2003-3

        Article  For reference only

    11. Module 5b. Rest breaks as a control measure for MSDs 5 items
      1. Frequent short rest breaks from computer work: effects on productivity and well-being at two field sites - ROBERT A. HENNING, PIERRE JACQUES, GEORGE V. KISSEL, ANNE B. SULLIVAN 1997

        Article  For reference only

    12. Module 6: Slips, Trips and Falls 1 item
      1. State of science: occupational slips, trips and falls on the same level - Wen-Ruey Chang, Sylvie Leclercq, Thurmon E. Lockhart, Roger Haslam 30/03/2016

        Article Required

  2. Non-essential Reading List 62 items
    1. Module 1: MSIs and MSDs 12 items
    2. Module 2: Pain and Discomfort 14 items
      These readings are to extend your knowledge or they have been referred to in the presenations. You do not have to read all of these, thare for your interest and further reading
      1. Effect of Training and Lifting Equipment for Preventing Back Pain in Lifting and Handling: Systematic Review - Kari-Pekka Martimo, Jos Verbeek, Jaro Karppinen, Andrea D. Furlan, Esa-Pekka Takala, P. Paul F. M. Kuijer, Merja Jauhiainen, Eira Viikari-Juntura, Wedderkopp and Leboeuf-Yde 2008

        Article Required

      2. Evaluation of Human Work, 3rd Edition - by John R. Wilson, NIGEL CORLETT

        Chapter Required

      3. A Technique for Assessing Postural Discomfort - E. N. CORLETT, R. P. BISHOP 03/1976

        Article Required

      4. Identifying Factors of Comfort and Discomfort in Sitting - Lijian Zhang, Martin G. Helander, Colin G. Drury 01/09/1996

        Article Required

    3. Module 4a. Ageing Workers 11 items
      1. Is job satisfaction U-shaped in age? - Oswald, AndrewWarr, Peter 1996

        Article Required

      2. Physical workload and the ageing worker: a review of the literature - Bart C. H. de Zwart, Monique H. W. Frings-Dresen, Frank J. H. van Dijk 1996-7

        Article Required

      3. AGING WORKERS - J. E Ilmarinen 2001-8-1

        Article Required

      4. Healthy work in an ageing Europe - Martina Morschhauser, Reinhold Sochert 2006

        Document Required

    4. Module 4a. Ageing Workers - Other relevant reports 1 item
    5. Module 4b: Vulnerable groups 15 items
      1. Employment conditions and health inequalities. - Joan Benach, Carles Muntaner, Vilma Santana 2007

        Document Required

      2. Enabling youth to advocate for workplace safety - Peter Chin, Christopher DeLuca, Cheryl Poth, Ingrid Chadwick 2010-6

        Article Required

      3. Worker populations at risk for work-related injuries across the life course - Diana Kachan, Lora E. Fleming, William G. LeBlanc, Elizabeth Goodman 04/2012

        Article Required

      4. Hazardous task recognition among U.S. adolescents working in the retail or service industry - Catherine J. Vladutiu, Kimberly J. Rauscher, Carol W. Runyan, Michael Schulman 2010

        Article Required

    6. Module 4b: Brain development 3 items
      1. The adolescent brain - B.J. Casey, Sarah Getz, Adriana Galvan 2008-3

        Article Required

      2. Handbook of Traffic Psychology - Porter, Bryan E

        Book Required Refer to Chapter 9 'Neuroscience and young drivers.

    7. Module 4b: Precarious workers 3 items
      1. Literature review on migrant workers - European Agency for Safety and Health at Work 2007

        Document Required

    8. Module 4b: Websites 3 items