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Document ID (ISN)105776
CIS number 06-1489
Year 2005
Convention or series no. INRS R 414
Title Clothing industry: Prevention of accidents on offset-arm sewing machines
Original title Industrie de la confection: Prévention des accidents sur machines à coudre à bras déporté [in French]
Bibliographic information Institut national de recherche et de sécurité, 30 rue Olivier-Noyer, 75680 Paris Cedex 14, France, Mar. 2005. 1p. Illus.
Internet access [in French]
Abstract This recommendation sets out procedures to be followed to ensure the safe and comfortable design of workstations for operators of offset-arm sewing machines. Covers the selection of a well-designed machine with adjustable seating and verification of the ergonomic qualities of the workstation.
Descriptors (primary) France; sewing machines; safety by design; clothing industry; ergonomics
Descriptors (secondary) workplace design; work posture; directive; ergonomic evaluation; seats
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Textile and clothing industries
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Ergonomics
Clothing and finished textile products industry