Process Of Work

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Process Of Work

  1. 1. بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders in dentistry
  2. 2. Process of work: By mahdi salari MSc occupational therapist
  3. 3. <ul><li>Introduction of musculoskeletal disorder in workshop training on the base of worldwide research </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Obtain general information about the job in question via job description or job analysis </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>observe the job for several work cycles if possible and document frequency of specific task performance </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Request an interview with a skilled, uninjured dentists in the job position in question. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Task measurement of the workstation and of the dentist as applicable for workstation-to- dentist fit recommendations </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Document workstation layout (by photographing, drawing, etc.) </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Identify risk factors associated with tasks. Solution should be developed with input from individuals who have the greatest knowledge about the job </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Make recommendations for possible ergonomic interventions </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Plan follow up meeting with management, area supervisors, and dentists affected by interventions to present findings and recommendations, time lines, costs, and so forth </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Occupational therapy in the workplace Occupational therapists play an important role in helping workers return to work following an injury or illness, including stress. Their role in the workplace covers: </li></ul><ul><li>Injury management and rehabilitation - including worksite assessments, injury risk assessments, occupational rehabilitation counselling and early intervention rehabilitation. </li></ul><ul><li>Injury prevention - including manual handling assessments, claims history reviews, ergonomic assessments, development of an alternate duties manual, work conditioning programs and the redesign of workplaces. </li></ul><ul><li>Training - in areas like stress management, manual handling, back care, safe work practices, the introduction of new equipment, work-station adjustments and work pause exercises </li></ul>

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