Risk Factor Identification Exercise-musculoskeletal disorders

This assignment is on Risk Factor Identification Exercise. This assignment is designed to provide an opportunity to apply the concepts presented in the Unit III Lesson regarding musculoskeletal disorders (MSD).

Risk Factor Identification Exercise-musculoskeletal disorders

This assignment is designed to provide an opportunity to apply the concepts presented in the Unit III Lesson regarding musculoskeletal disorders (MSD). Specifically, you will be evaluating a work task to identify potential risk factors that could lead to the development of a musculoskeletal disorder.

Click here to access the video for this assignment. Please note that this video includes audio.

Firstly, Using the above video, write a two-page response that includes the following information:

Secondly, A description of the task being performe d;

Thirdly, A discussion of the individual and work-related risk factors in the video;

Fourthly, A discussion of the potential MSDs to which the workers are expose d;

Finally, A discussion of relationship between the human body, the workplace, and the development of MSDs.

Lastly, Your completed assignment must include a minimum of two outside sources.  One of which must be from the SCHOOL LIBRARY.

More details;

Musculoskeletal Disorders or MSDs are injuries that affect the human body’s movement or musculoskeletal system (i.e. muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves, discs, blood vessels, etc.). Common musculoskeletal disorders include: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. … Muscle / Tendon strain. The most common and disabling musculoskeletal conditions are osteoarthritis, back and neck pain, fractures associate with bone fragility, injuries and systemic inflammatory conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis.

What parts of the body can be affect by musculoskeletal disorders?
MSDs can affect many different parts of the body including upper and lower back, neck, shoulders and extremities (arms, legs, feet, and hands). Examples of MSDs include carpal tunnel syndrome, epicondylitis, tendinitis, back pain, tension neck syndrome, and hand-arm vibration syndrome.