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Document ID (ISN)76847
CIS number 01-744
ISBN(s) 0-7176-0668-6
Year 2001
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive
Title A pain in your workplace? Ergonomic problems and solutions
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, Mar. 2001. xii, 94p. Illus. 18 ref. Price: GBP 10.95.
Abstract This guidance is aimed at employers who may be putting their employees at risk of developing work-related musculoskeletal diseases. It describes the causes of these problems and shows simple and cost-effective ways of reducing them in the form of 77 real-life case studies in a broad range of sectors and occupations. Replaces CIS 94-1895.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; musculoskeletal diseases; training material; risk factors; ergonomics
Descriptors (secondary) responsibilities of employers; work organization; case study; clamps; design of equipment; tools and work holding devices; training manuals; job study; jigs and fixtures
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the musculoskeletal system
Ergonomics
OSH training