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Document ID (ISN)109959
CIS number 09-956
ISSN - Serial title 0044-5878 - Accident Prevention
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Szlapetis I.
Title Profiting from participatory ergonomics
Bibliographic information May-June 2009, Vol.56, No.2, p.28-32. Illus.
Abstract Participatory ergonomics (PE) is a process for workplace improvement that involves workers in problem solving. This article explains the six key steps to implementing a successful PE programme: creating PE teams with appropriate members; involving the right people in the PE process; providing ergonomic training for the team; choosing a team leader; defining the participants' responsibilities; make decisions through group consultation.
Descriptors (primary) health programmes; workers' participation; ergonomics; musculoskeletal diseases
Descriptors (secondary) work efficiency; responsibilities of employees; motivation
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceCanada
Subject(s) Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the musculoskeletal system
Workers' participation
Workplace health promotion