The Bottom Line: Do Occupational Exoskeletons Reduce Musculoskeletal Disorders?
French researchers summarized 30 high-quality, peer-reviewed articles on the benefits and risks of using occupational exoskeletons to reduce MSDs in the workplace. Since 2018, 13 of those articles have been published. Director of Research Blake McGowan shares the findings in this month's installment. References: Jean Theurel & Kevin Desbrosses (2019) Occupational Exoskeletons: Overview of Their Benefits and Limitations in Preventing Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders, IISE Transactions on Occupational Ergonomics and Human Factors, DOI: 10.1080/24725838.2019.1638331