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WorkSafe Magazine - July/August 2016

Work Science: New tech sheds light on job-site physical demands

One way of understanding the nature of a job — and the possible exposure to health and safety hazards that goes with it — is through a physical job demand analysis (PJDA). Used to break down the requirements of a specific job or task, these assessments help prevent workrelated injuries and illnesses, and facilitate the return-to-work process.

New technology could change the way PJDAs are carried out, making them far more accurate and reproducible — resulting in better outcomes for workers and employers alike.

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