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Document ID (ISN)43987
CIS number 85-878
ISSN - Serial title 0332-9127 - Arbeidsmilj°
Year 1983
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Edsberg E., Haakonsen H., Myhre H., Festervoll I., Winge T., Bj°rset H.H., Sandaa A.
Title Theme: Ergonomics
Original title Tema: Ergonomi [in Norwegian]
Bibliographic information 1983, No.8, p.15-55. Illus.
Abstract This series of articles covers: the need for a multidisciplinary approach; work organisation for room cleaning staff in hotels; ergonomic problems of office cleaning staff; the possibility of improving the working conditions of cleaning staff by teaching proper posture; frequent causes of injury due to bad posture, simple remedies for standing and sitting work; correct lifting of loads; lighting of the workplace and ergonomics; work area planning in fish canning plants; simple rules for the implementation of ergonomic measures; frequent absenteeism due to musculoskeletal injuries caused by local overloads; courses for workers at risk of back injuries; carpets for welders who have to work in a lying posture.
Descriptors (primary) workplace design; work design; ergonomics
Descriptors (secondary) muscular work; manual lifting; work posture; artificial lighting; safety and health training; domestic service; hotel industry; canning industry (fish); cleaning of workplaces
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Domestic workers