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Document ID (ISN)103639
CIS number 04-724
ISSN - Serial title 0829-0369 - Travail et santé
Year 2003
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Beaugrand S., Richard J.G., Forcier L.
Title Prevention of MSDs in supermarkets - Where to start?
Original title Prévenir les TMS en supermarché - Par où commencer? [in French]
Bibliographic information Dec. 2003, Vol.19, No.4, p.45-50. Illus. 7 ref.
Abstract This article summarizes and comments on a study of ergonomics, working conditions and musculoskeletal risk among supermarket workers in Quebec. Contents: general aspects of supermarket work; occupational safety and health activities in supermarkets; musculoskeletal risk factors; architecture; layout of premises and equipment; proposed approach for improvements in ergonomics and working conditions in this sector of activity.
Descriptors (primary) supermarkets; conditions of work; ergonomics; musculoskeletal diseases
Descriptors (secondary) Quebec; equipment layout; risk factors; survey; ergonomic evaluation; premises and workplaces
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceCanada
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the musculoskeletal system
Retail industry