|Document ID (ISN)||107820|
|Convention or series no.
||OSHA 3192-05N 2004
||Ergonomics for the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders - Guidelines for retail grocery stores
||Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20210, USA, 2004. 28p. Illus. 19 ref.
||http://www.osha.gov/Publications/osha3192.pdf [in English]
||These OSHA's ergonomic guidelines for the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in supermarkets provide practical recommendations to help employers and employees reduce the number and severity of injuries in their workplaces. Many of the work-related injuries and illnesses experienced by grocery store workers are MSDs, including injuries and sprains that may develop from various factors, including lifting, repetitive motion or overexertion. The heart of these guidelines is the description of various solutions that have been implemented by grocery stores. Contents: description of the ergonomic process; providing management support; involving employees; providing training; implementing solutions; storewide ergonomic solutions; specific ergonomic solutions for front end (checkout, bagging and carry out), stocking, bakery, meat and deli, and fresh produce.
||USA; supermarkets; plant safety and health organization; ergonomics; risk factors; musculoskeletal diseases
||public OSH institutions; manual lifting; safety guides; manual handling; repetitive strain injury; work posture
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||USA|
||Ergonomics and work organization
Commerce, services, offices
|Broad subject area(s)
Occupational medicine, epidemiology
||Diseases of the musculoskeletal system