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Document ID (ISN)112108
CIS number 11-0788
ISSN - Serial title Prevent Focus
Year 2010
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Eeckelaert L., Willems F.
Title Ergonomics in canteen kitchens
Original title L'ergonomie dans les grandes cuisines [in French]
Bibliographic information Sep. 2010, p.4-10. Illus.
Abstract This article describes the main musculoskeletal hazards faced by workers in enterprise canteen kitchens. It includes several recommendations aimed at avoiding these hazards and limiting injuries caused by physical work overload.
Descriptors (primary) cooking; musculoskeletal diseases; hotel industry; risk factors
Descriptors (secondary) Belgium; physical workload; work posture; safe working methods; public OSH institutions
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Hotels and restaurants