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Lida Orta Anés currently works at the Graduate School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus. Lida does research in Organizational and Applied Psychology, Ergonomics and Safety and Occupational Health. Her most recent collaboration is in the publication is 'Cuestionario básico y criterios metodológicos para las Encuestas sobre Condiciones de Trabajo, Empleo y Salud en América Latina y el Caribe'. (Health, Employment and Working Conditions Surveys in Latin America and the Caribbean. Development of methodological criteria)
The National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) is a research framework for the nation and for the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). The NORA Musculoskeletal Health Cross-Sector (MUS) Council focuses on the mitigation of work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs). Two projects have been chosen by the MUS Council fo...
El objetivo de este trabajo es presentar un cuestionario básico y criterios metodológicos mínimos, para ser considerados en futuras Encuestas sobre Condiciones de Trabajo, Empleo y Salud (ECTES) en América Latina y el Caribe. Para ello, se llevó a cabo un proceso de consenso, tanto virtual como presencial, con la participación de un grupo internaci...
While the workers of the Wholesale and Retail Trade industrial sector suffer from musculoskeletal disorders at an alarming rate, there have been few investigative studies into potential effective interventions to reduce the ergonomic stress. The objective of the study was to determine whether a cart with an adjustable shelf could reduce awkward pos...
Employee acceptance of the introduction of ergonomics in their workplace is a critical factor in order for these innovations to be successful. Several research efforts have been directed to the study of employee participation (Coch and French Jr., 1948; French et al., 1960; among others). Fewer studies have been directed to the effects of participa...