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Document ID (ISN)77330
CIS number 01-1388
ISBN(s) 2-7389-0953-1
Year 2001
Convention or series no. INRS ED 860 INRS ED 865
Title Contracting ergonomic consultancy in the context of a plan for the prevention of musculoskeletal diseases (MSDs)
Original title Passer commande d'une prestation ergonomique dans le cadre d'une action de prÚvention des troubles musculosquelettiques (TMS) [in French]
Bibliographic information Institut national de recherche et de sÚcuritÚ, 30 rue Olivier-Noyer, 75680 Paris Cedex 14, France, 1st ed., Apr. 2001. Folder containing 3 booklets (4+11+23p.). Illus.
Abstract The number of cases of musculoskeletal diseases (MSDs) is constantly increasing. Faced with this problem, companies are increasingly resorting to professional ergonomics consultants. This document contains practical guidance aimed at helping employers or safety and health representatives to draw up the terms of reference and to select an ergonomics consultant. The following issues are addressed in the form of practical instruction sheets: preventing MSDs; managing MSD prevention projects; role of ergonomics consultants in MSD prevention; participants at the company level; support available from occupational safety and health institutions; examples of programmes implemented in companies of varying importance.
Descriptors (primary) France; musculoskeletal diseases; training material; ergonomic evaluation; industrial physicians; safety consultants
Descriptors (secondary) health programmes; ergonomics; safety guides; safety and health institutions; training manuals
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) OSH training
Diseases of the musculoskeletal system