|Document ID (ISN)||109049|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0003-6870 - Applied Ergonomics
|Convention or series no.
||Pehkonen I., Takala E.P., Ketola R., Viikari-Juntura E., Leino-Arjas P., Hopsu L., Virtanen T., Haukka E., Holtari-Leino M., Nykyri E., Riihimńki H.
||Evaluation of a participatory ergonomic intervention process in kitchen work
||Jan. 2009, Vol.40, No.1, p.115-123. Illus. 38 ref.
||This study evaluated a participatory ergonomic intervention process applied in 59 kitchens of schools, nursing homes and care centres in Finland. Workers participated in workshops, and generated and evaluated solutions to optimize musculoskeletal load in their work. An ergonomist initiated and supported the process. By the end of the programme, 402 improvements were implemented.
||group catering; cooking; safety and health training; hotel industry; workers' participation; ergonomics
||safety consciousness; Finland; physical workload; safe working methods; musculoskeletal diseases; programme evaluation; work posture
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Finland|
||Ergonomics and work organization
Commerce, services, offices
|Broad subject area(s)
Hotels and restaurants