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Document ID (ISN)109701
CIS number 09-608
ISSN - Serial title 0373-1944 - Travail et sÚcuritÚ
Year 2008
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Vaudoux D.
Title Toy industry - Safety is not child's play
Original title Industrie du jouet - La sÚcuritÚ n'est pas un jeu d'enfant [in French]
Bibliographic information Dec. 2008, No.690, p.2-9. Illus.
Internet access http://www.travail-et-securite.fr/ArchivesTS/archivests.nsf/(allDocParRef)/TS690page2_1/$File/TS690page2.pdf?OpenElement [in French]
Abstract This article presents the various safety measures adopted at the French production site of a mechanical assembly toy manufacturer. One of the main occupational health problems faced by the workers was musculoskeletal diseases, for which the incidence has been sharply reduced thanks to concerted efforts by plant management and industrial physicians, with the active involvement of workers.
Descriptors (primary) plant health organization; occupational medicine; toy industry; musculoskeletal diseases
Descriptors (secondary) France; repetitive work; cooperation; workers' participation; industrial physicians; labour-management relations
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s)
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the musculoskeletal system
Workers' participation
Occupational health services