Fadi Fathallah

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Low back disorders in agriculture and the role of stooped work: scope, potential interventions, and research needs
    F A Fathallah
    Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, University of California, Davis, One Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Agric Saf Health 14:221-45. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Forces required to operate controls on farm tractors: implications for young operators
    F A Fathallah
    Agricultural Ergonomics Research Center, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    Ergonomics 51:1096-108. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Ability of youth operators to reach farm tractor controls
    F A Fathallah
    Agricultural Ergonomics Research Center, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    Ergonomics 52:685-94. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Musculoskeletal disorders in labor-intensive agriculture
    Fadi A Fathallah
    Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, University of California Agricultural Ergonomics Research Center, Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Appl Ergon 41:738-43. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Limitations in fields of vision for simulated young farm tractor operators
    J H Chang
    Agricultural Ergonomics Research Center, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    Ergonomics 53:758-66. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Ergonomic evaluation of winegrape trellis systems pruning operation
    A E Kato
    Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Agric Saf Health 12:17-28. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Rest break interventions in stoop labor tasks
    Julia Faucett
    Box 0608, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0608, USA
    Appl Ergon 38:219-26. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of feedback training on lumbosacral compression during simulated occupational lifting
    C D Agruss
    Biomedical Engineering Graduate Group, University of California, Davis 95616, USA
    Ergonomics 47:1103-15. 2004

Research Grants

  1. Evaluation of the NAGCAT Tractor Guidelines
    Fadi Fathallah; Fiscal Year: 2005

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint Low back disorders in agriculture and the role of stooped work: scope, potential interventions, and research needs
    F A Fathallah
    Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, University of California, Davis, One Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Agric Saf Health 14:221-45. 2008
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  2. doi request reprint Forces required to operate controls on farm tractors: implications for young operators
    F A Fathallah
    Agricultural Ergonomics Research Center, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    Ergonomics 51:1096-108. 2008
    ..g. all-terrain vehicles), machinery or other mechanical devices requiring activation of levers and controls. Study findings potentially inform the establishment of occupational policies surrounding tractor operation by young people...
  3. doi request reprint Ability of youth operators to reach farm tractor controls
    F A Fathallah
    Agricultural Ergonomics Research Center, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    Ergonomics 52:685-94. 2009
    ..The approach could be applied in similar situations where youths may operate other vehicles or machines. Study findings support the establishment and refinement of policies and guidelines related to youth tractor operation...
  4. doi request reprint Musculoskeletal disorders in labor-intensive agriculture
    Fadi A Fathallah
    Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, University of California Agricultural Ergonomics Research Center, Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Appl Ergon 41:738-43. 2010
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Limitations in fields of vision for simulated young farm tractor operators
    J H Chang
    Agricultural Ergonomics Research Center, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    Ergonomics 53:758-66. 2010
    ..STATEMENT OF RELEVANCE: This study provides an ergonomic approach for evaluation of children's visual limitations in tractor operations. This approach could be used in other related cases, where children are allowed to operate vehicles...
  6. ncbi request reprint Ergonomic evaluation of winegrape trellis systems pruning operation
    A E Kato
    Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Agric Saf Health 12:17-28. 2006
    ..These results will assist vineyards in the selection process of suitable trellis systems that will include the worker health aspect in conjunction with other trellis-related parameters such as grape quality and productivity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Rest break interventions in stoop labor tasks
    Julia Faucett
    Box 0608, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0608, USA
    Appl Ergon 38:219-26. 2007
    ..The order in which the intervention was given, however, appeared to result in variations in productivity. We conclude that the introduction of frequent, brief rest breaks may improve symptoms for workers engaged in strenuous work tasks...
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of feedback training on lumbosacral compression during simulated occupational lifting
    C D Agruss
    Biomedical Engineering Graduate Group, University of California, Davis 95616, USA
    Ergonomics 47:1103-15. 2004
    ..01). These reductions in lumbosacral compression persisted after a 7-day interval without feedback training, suggesting that this approach could provide sustained risk-reduction during manual materials handling...

Research Grants3

  1. Evaluation of the NAGCAT Tractor Guidelines
    Fadi Fathallah; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..It is anticipated that once the recommended revisions are incorporated into the NAGCAT, the risks of traumatic and fatal injuries to children due to tractor operation will be reduced. ..