Effective Musculoskeletal Disorders Prevention

  • Samson Adaramola
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 818)


It is important to recognize that Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSD) prevention requires a multi-faceted approach due to the complex nature of MSD. A proactive approach and early intervention strategies are integral to the reduction and elimination of the incidence of work-related MSD. Ergonomics should also be a key consideration in the intervention programs. Most Organizations are supportive of the coordinated approach to MSD prevention being proposed by many regulated and international bodies. An approach of coordinated approach in Nigeria is recommended in this paper has yielded some measure positive results.


MSDs Intervention Risk factors Prevention strategies 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Ergonomics Society of Nigeria, Complete-Ergo ConsultantPort HarcourtNigeria

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