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Spanish-language resource for sonographer safety posted

OSHA Healthcare Connection, July 22, 2008

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has added Preventing Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders in Sonography to its list of safety documents translated into Spanish.

Static postures and poor workplace ergonomics place sonographers at risk for developing musculoskeletal disorders such as tendonitis, bursitis, muscle strains, and pathology of the nerves in the upper extremities, neck, and back, according to NIOSH.

Click here to view the Spanish-language version or here for the English-language version.

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