|Document ID (ISN)||103644|
|Convention or series no.
||Etudes et Recherches R-365
||St-Vincent M., Laberge M., Denis D., Richard M.C., Imbeau D., Delisle A., Dufour B.
||Main determinants of manual handling work in a warehouse superstore
||Les principaux déterminants de l'activité de manutention dans un magasin-entrepôt de grande surface [in French]|
||Institut de recherche en santé et en sécurité du travail du Québec (IRSST), 505 boul. de Maisonneuve Ouest, Montreal (Quebec) H3A 3C2, Canada, 2004. viii, 67p. Illus. 38 ref. Price: CAD 7.49.
||http://www.irsst.qc.ca/files/documents/PubIRSST/R-365.pdf [in French]
||Within the retail sector, warehouse stores present a high risk of back pain for their workers. This report describes the ergonomic analysis of materials handling work in a warehouse store, with a focus on the job of stocker which involves numerous handling activities. It also describes the characteristics of the warehouse superstore based on the products stored, the physical layout and work organization. The study shows that the stocker's work has a large planning component related to stock and arrival management. Together with the employer, the study team proposed a number of practical solutions for the specific ergonomic problems that were identified.
||warehouses; supermarkets; ergonomic evaluation; retail trade; manual handling
||report; premises and workplaces; risk factors; loading and unloading; job study; conditions of work
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||Canada|
||Ergonomics and work organization
|Broad subject area(s)
||Storage and warehousing