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Document ID (ISN)109663
CIS number 09-516
ISSN - Serial title 0044-5878 - Accident Prevention
Year 2008
Convention or series no.
Author(s) McDonell D.
Title Going lean
Bibliographic information Nov.-Dec. 2008, Vol.55, No.4, p.28-33. Illus.
Abstract This article reviews the impact of lean manufacturing techniques on occupational safety and health. It argues that the two are not mutually exclusive, based on the work practices and experience of a major Canadian manufacturer of transformers.
Descriptors (primary) manufacturing industries; plant safety and health organization; electrical industry; economic aspects
Descriptors (secondary) safety consciousness; Canada; role of management; mechanical hazards; quality control; manual handling
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceCanada
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Manufacturing of electrical appliances and equipment
Economic aspects