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"Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are injuries or disorders of the muscles, nerves, tendons, joints, cartilage, an disorders of the nerves, tendons, muscles and supporting structures of the upper and lower limbs, neck, and lower back that are caused, precipitated or exacerbated by sudden exertion or prolonged exposure to physical factors such as repetition, force, vibration, or awkward posture."

NIOSH Program Portfolio: Musculoskeletal Disorders

Musculoskeletal Disorders
Sector Agriculture, Forestry & Fishing OSHRC
Construction OSHRC
Health Care OSHRC
Manufacturing OSHRC
Cross Sector  OSHRC

Musculoskeletal Disorders projects and outputs are listed under the following Sectors: