A diagnostic medical sonographer is a highly-skilled professional who uses
ultrasound and other specialised equipment to create images of structures
inside the human body that are used by physicians to make a medical diagnosis.
In a new publication the US-American Institute of Occuaptional Safety and
Health (NIOSH) highlights the risks for sonographers developing work-related
musculoskeletal disorders and provides recommendations that include appropriate
engineering controls, work practices, hazard communication, and training to
prevent these work-related musculoskeletal disorders.
The following are factors that, in combination and over time, lead to
AplusA-online.de - Source: National Institute of Occuaptional Safety and Health