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[15] A Pain In The Neck
You start to turn and there it is again. You go to stand up from your chair and it happens again. It's that nagging pain in your neck or lower back. After several years on the bench, jewelers often develop chronic neck or back injuries.... (2003)
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Show me more articles from: [BWSimon]|[Bradney W. Simon]
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[630] An Introduction to Goldsmithing Health Hazards
Very little research has been done on the medical problems of artists as a direct result of occupational health hazards. Most research has been done for industrial-type situations. In many cases, industrial workers have greater volume of exposure but, in industry, there are better facilities to deal with these problems. Thus, most metalsmiths are frequently working under much more hazardous conditions than commonly found in industry. Their lack of concern is frequently due to lack of knowledge about health hazards and Safety precautions.... (1978)
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Show me more articles from: [The Metalsmith Papers]|[Linda Weiss]
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[244] Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and other RSIs and the Jeweler
Carpal tunnel syndrome is only one of many kinds of repetitive strain injuries (RSIs) and cumulative trauma disorders (CTDs). RSI, CTD and 'overuse syndrome' are reasonably interchangeable in meaning. Carpal tunnel syndrome is, however, the most.... (1999)
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Show me more articles from: [Brain Press Publications]|[Charles Lewton-Brain]
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ISBN: 0969851049

 

[206] Dermatitis and the Jeweler
Dermatitis is a group of skin conditions that may often be contracted by exposure to chemicals and metals. These may include scaling, splitting, eczema and so on. Dermatitis is a real hazard for jewelers. Metal workers suffer high rates of skin disorders.... (2002)
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Show me more articles from: [Brain Press Publications]|[Charles Lewton-Brain]
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[631] Dictionary of Potentially Harmful Metalsmithing Studio Substances
In every aspect of my daily life I am, and have been for quite some time, concerned with promoting and maintaining my health. This concern naturally carries over into my working environment. The following article lists potentially harmful substances encountered by the metalsmith - Dictionary of Substances.... (1978)
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