|Document ID (ISN)||106172|
|Convention or series no.
||Les Cahiers de l'Anact n°14 1999
||Prevention of MSDs: From the unthinkable to the possible - Enterprise approaches
||Prévenir les TMS: de l'impensable au possible - Démarches d'entreprises [in French]|
||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.
||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.
||musculoskeletal diseases; meat industry; motor vehicle industry; ergonomics
||slaughtering; conditions of work; history; ergonomic evaluation; risk factors; job study
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||France|
|Broad subject area(s)
||Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Diseases of the musculoskeletal system
Motor vehicle manufacturing industry