Week 4

Week 4 Project

Perform a critical review of the following NIOSH Publication:


National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2007). Ergonomic guidelines for manual material handling (DHHS [NIOSH] Publication No. 2007-191).


Retrieved from:



You must specifically summarize and analyze the following information in the indicated NIOSH publication:


ï‚· Engineering and administrative improvements

ï‚· Proactive action plan

ï‚· The three improvement options mentioned in the publication


However, you may also discuss any other topics you find interesting in publication.

The project must include, at minimum, the following components:

1. Introduction

2. Engineering and Administrative Improvements

3. Proactive Action Plan

4. Improvement Options

5. Summary of your own opinions and comments on what you learned from the publication.



Your answer to this assignment must be three to five pages, double spaced, and 12 point font (separate title page and reference page are not included in the page length). Students must use APA style for papers and projects. Therefore, the APA rules for formatting, quoting, paraphrasing, citing, and listing of sources are to be followed.