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Office Ergonomics (cont.)

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Organizations

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
395 E Street SW
Suite 9200
Patriots Plaza Building
Washington, DC 20201
Phone: 1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636)
(513) 533-8328 (outside the U.S.)
Fax: (513) 533-8347
Web Address: www.cdc.gov/niosh

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) conducts research and makes recommendations for the prevention of work-related injuries and illnesses. NIOSH also provides information to the public.


American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
6300 North River Road
Rosemont, IL 60018-4262
Phone: (847) 823-7186
Fax: (847) 823-8125
Email: orthoinfo@aaos.org
Web Address: www.orthoinfo.aaos.org

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) provides information and education to raise the public's awareness of musculoskeletal conditions, with an emphasis on preventive measures. The AAOS website contains information on orthopedic conditions and treatments, injury prevention, and wellness and exercise.


American Occupational Therapy Association
4720 Montgomery Lane, P.O. Box 31220
Bethesda, MD 20824-1220
Phone: (301) 652-2682
Fax: (301) 652-7711
TDD: 1-800-377-8555
Web Address: http://www.aota.org

The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) is the nationally recognized professional association of approximately 35,000 occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, and students of occupational therapy. AOTA's mission is to advance the quality, availability, use, and support of occupational therapy through standard-setting, advocacy, education, and research on behalf of its members and the public.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Workplace Safety and Health
1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30333
Phone: 1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636)
TDD: TTY: 1-888-232-6348
Email: cdcinfo@cdc.gov
Web Address: www.cdc.gov/workplace

This U.S. government Web site has general information on hazards, illness, injuries, and diseases that may be related to the workplace. It also has information on safety and prevention.


National Institutes of Health (NIH): Division of Occupational Health and Safety
Building 13, Room 3K04
13 South Drive, MSC 5760
Bethesda, MD 20892-0003
Phone: (301) 496-2960
Fax: (301) 402-0313
Web Address: www.ors.od.nih.gov/sr/dohs/Pages/default.aspx

The National Institutes of Health's Division of Occupational Health and Safety provides leadership in developing, promoting, and implementing occupational safety and health policies, standards, and procedures. This website has good information for consumers, even though it is written for the staff of the National Institutes of Health.


Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), U.S. Department of Labor
200 Constitution Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20210
Phone: 1-800-321-OSHA (1-800-321-6742)
TDD: 1-877-889-5627 toll-free
Web Address: www.osha.gov

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) provides information about hazards at the workplace and about worker safety.


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