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Document ID (ISN)106172
CIS number 07-100
ISBN(s) 2-913488-01-3
Year 2000
Convention or series no. Les Cahiers de l'Anact n°14 1999
Author(s) Bricault E.
Title Prevention of MSDs: From the unthinkable to the possible - Enterprise approaches
Original title Prévenir les TMS: de l'impensable au possible - Démarches d'entreprises [in French]
Bibliographic information Agence Nationale pour l'Amélioration des Conditions de Travail, 4, quai des Etroits, 69321 Lyon Cedex 05, France, Mar. 2000. 69p. Illus. 13 ref. Price: EUR 11.43.
Abstract After a general overview of the characteristics of musculoskeletal diseases (MSDs), this report presents the results of ergonomic interventions in two enterprises, a pork abattoir and a manufacturer of automotive components. It recounts the history of MDSs occurring in each of the enterprises, together with the preventive actions that were implemented over the years. Finally, it describes the "rapid diagnosis" interventions that were carried out in both enterprises, together with the resulting recommendations for improvements in ergonomic and working conditions.
Descriptors (primary) musculoskeletal diseases; meat industry; motor vehicle industry; ergonomics
Descriptors (secondary) slaughtering; conditions of work; history; ergonomic evaluation; risk factors; job study
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Food industry
Diseases of the musculoskeletal system
Motor vehicle manufacturing industry