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2008

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

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Ergonomic Analysis Of A Hair Salon, Joseph Keebler, David Schuster, Scott Ososky Jan 2008

Ergonomic Analysis Of A Hair Salon, Joseph Keebler, David Schuster, Scott Ososky

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Cosmetology involves a number of diverse tasks that have been implicated in cumulative trauma disorders and in other workplace injuries. This case study presents an analysis of injury risk and prevalence in a salon. Individual, occupational, and organizational factors are considered, and potential areas where risk can be reduced are presented.