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Document ID (ISN)111828
CIS number 11-0581
ISSN - Serial title 0829-0369 - Travail et santé
Year 2011
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Calvet B., Charlebois C.
Title Workplace layout taking into account work activities - A positive experience
Original title Aménagement versus activités de travail - Un projet prometteur [in French]
Bibliographic information June 2011, Vol. 27, No.2, p.22-25. Illus. 4 ref.
Abstract In the printing industry, it is estimated that 43% of accidents are caused by postures and efforts and 23% by the layout of premises. This article presents a participatory ergonomic approach that resulted in improvements in the layout of a unit of a newspaper printing plant in Quebec, Canada.
Descriptors (primary) premises; equipment layout; workplace design; printing industry
Descriptors (secondary) ergonomics; workers' participation
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Paper-making and printing
Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Ergonomics
Printing, photography and photocopying industry