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Document ID (ISN)45451
CIS number 86-276
ISBN(s) 3-88314-346-4
Year 1983
Convention or series no. Fb 383
Author(s) Demmer H., Küpper B.
Title Stress at work-stations generally occupied by women
Original title Belastungen bei Arbeitsplätzen, die überwiegend mit Frauen besetzt werden [in German]
Bibliographic information Bundesanstalt für Arbeitsschutz, Postfach 170202, 4600 Dortmund 17, Federal Republic of Germany, 1984. 210p. 350 ref. Price: DM.27.00.
Abstract This report analyses 900 documents published since 1960 on women's work, with the aim of determining the effects of work on women's health and the proper design of their work-stations. Industries covered include clothing, electronics, optics, postal and telecommunications services, housework, hospitals and offices. Solutions are proposed.
Descriptors (primary) physical workload; workload assessment; women; work design; mental stress
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; clothing industry; report; workplace design; telephone exchanges; offices; joining and fastening; sewing; office work; mail sorting; communications industry; postal services; precision mechanics; optical industry; health services; hospitals; domestic service; hairdressing; electronics industry; food industry; textile industry; packing, filling
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Occupational physiology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Mental stress and burnout
Domestic workers
Electronics industry
Ergonomics