Accession Number:

ADA193378

Title:

The United States Army Low Back Pain Workshop,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENVIRONMENTAL HYGIENE AGENCY ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1986-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

112.0

Abstract:

The purpose of the workshop was to share current information on back pain issues and bring safety, health, and personnel experts together to find solutions to the problems. The objective as stated by the Executive Committee is To develop policies and programs to support the Presidential and SAFE Army 1990 goals to reduce claims and costs associated with low back injuries. This will include efforts in the areas of education, prevention, and management. Presentations covered Low Back Pain The Chelsea Back Program Management of Back Complaints at Eastman Kodak Monitoring of Back Cases Office of Workers Compensation of Low Back Project Training Workers to Recognize Workplace Back Hazards The Army Low Back Problem Federal Employees Compensation Act FECA Program Navy Back Injury Prevention Program Striving to Prevent Back Injury, A Historical Perspective The Data Picture--Collection and Use An Approach to the Reduction of Injuries and Subsequent Claims Involving the Back in DOD - A Synopsis Back on the Job Safety The National Guard Bureaus Perspective on Back Injury Control and FORSCOMs Perspectives on Back Injury Control.

Subject Categories:

  • Stress Physiology
  • Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE