Dr Dirk Ditchen
Alte Heerstr. 111
53757 Sankt Augustin
Tel.: +49 2241 231-2722
Fax: +49 2241 231-2234
OMEGA database: Strains on the spinal column
On the principle of the already widespread OMEGA system, a database on spinal column loading is being built up at
the IFA in cooperation with various statutory accident insurance and prevention institutions. This database is
designed, firstly, to permit a uniform, computer-aided anamnesis in connection with proceedings for the recognition of
occupational diseases (BK 2108) and, secondly, to make workplace-related musculoskeletal loading researchable so that
the findings obtained can be used in the prevention sector.
Information sheet on "Strains on the Spinal Column"
Research Project Creation of a "spinal stress" database modelled on the OMEGA system