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Document ID (ISN)107650
CIS number 08-227
ISBN(s) 978-987-21928-7-7
Year 2007
Convention or series no. Programa de promoción de la investigación, formación y divulgación sobre riesgos del trabajo 004
Author(s) Poy M., Aslanides M., Blanklejder A., Bocchicchio F.
Ministerio de trabajo, empleo y seguridad social
Title Activities concerning national SMEs in industry and services - A collection of ergonomic recommendations: Simple inexpensive measures
Original title Acciones sobre empresas PyME nacionales de industria y servicios - Repertorio de recomandaciones ergonómicas: medidas sencillas y de bajo costo [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Superintendencia de Riesgos del Trabajo (SRT), Bartolomé Mitre 751, C1036AAM Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2007. 113p. Illus. 41 ref.
Abstract This document presents the finings of an ergonomic evaluation of several SMEs in the manufacturing and services sectors in Argentina. It involved three industrial SMEs, namely a battery manufacturer, a manufacturer of components for trucks and a producer of customized cosmetic products, together with two service sector enterprises, namely a call centre and a fast food restaurant. Findings are discussed and various recommendations are made aimed at minimizing hazards and improving working conditions.
Descriptors (primary) small enterprises; Argentina; restaurants; conditions of work; call centres; ergonomics; storage batteries; cosmetics
Descriptors (secondary) work organization; ergonomic evaluation; work posture; workplace design
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceArgentina
Subject(s) Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Small and medium-sized enterprises
Hotels and restaurants
Ergonomics