Accession Number : ADA327306

Title :   Preventing Work-Related Musculoskeletal Illnesses Through Ergonomics: The Air Force PREMIER Program. Volume 1. Management Guidelines.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. for period ending 1996,

Corporate Author : ARMSTRONG LAB BROOKS AFB TX OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH DIRECTORATE

Personal Author(s) : Klinenberg, Edward J. ; Cogburn, Cynthia D. ; Goddard, Don E.

PDF Url : ADA327306

Report Date : JAN 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 39

Abstract : This report introduces the AF PREMIER Program. The primary goal of the PREMIER program is to minimize the negative impact on AF mission accomplishment by preventing work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMD) among AF employees. The AF PREMIER program consists of a series of modules designed to anticipate, recognize, evaluate, and control ergonomic risk factors associated with WMD development. This report describes the overall philosophy of the AF PREMIER program and provides detailed management guidelines for implementation of the program.

Descriptors :   *ILLNESS, *ERGONOMICS, *MUSCULOSKELETAL DISEASES, AIR FORCE, MANAGEMENT, INSTRUCTIONS, TRAUMA.

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
      Human Factors Engineering & Man Machine System

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE