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Proceedings of Past Forest Nursery Association Meetings:

Cumulative Trauma Disorders in Forest Nursery Workers
Wallersteiner, Ulrika
1988: Vernon, CAN
This study focused on the upper limb injuries suffered by up to 31% of seasonal nursery workers in British Columbia nurseries. Problems occurred primarily in right hand flexors and both shoulders; subjects with no first aid problems were slightly older, had more work experience, and used the neutral hand position more frequently when working. Recommendations include training, rest breaks, maintenance of constant workplace temperature, and the purchase of sit stand stools.
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