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Document ID (ISN)62427
CIS number 94-1100
ISBN(s) 91-7522-382-1
Year 1993
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Günzel M., Karlsson H.
Title Changes: The good things and the bad things
Original title Förändring: på gott och ont [in Swedish]
Bibliographic information Arbetarskyddsnämnden, Box 3208, 103 64 Stockholm, Sweden, 1993. 128p + 19p. Illus.
Abstract A number of different Swedish institutions and enterprises received financial support in order to make improvements in the workplace. The improvements were mostly in the field of work organization and training, but changes in the layout and purchase of new equipment were also funded. The report describes the workplaces after the changes, via interviews of the employees and management. Both advantages and disadvantages are presented, and even a project that encountered great difficulties is described. The institutions and firms involved: domestic service, fishing gear manufacturer, newspaper, supermarket, accommodation service, refrigerator manufacturer, hospital, ice-cream factory, community service, woodworking factory and schools. A self study manual is attached.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety and health; safe layout; work design; workplace design; Sweden
Descriptors (secondary) printing industry; public OSH institutions; report; supermarkets; vocational training; woodworking industry; educational institutions; domestic service; accommodation; community services; food industry; ergonomics
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceSweden
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Domestic workers
Ergonomics