Biscuits: A smooth evolution

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Biscuits: A smooth evolution

Biscuiterie: Une évolution tout en douceur

Type of item
Case study
Country
France
Languages

French

Provider
Provider (English)
INRS
Provider (Original)
INRS

Description

At its site in Nieppe in the North of France, United Biscuits produces the famous Delacre brand of biscuits. In 2009, the company set out to combat musculoskeletal disorders. This was an opportunity to take a more general look at its organisation and working conditions.

Sur son site de Nieppe dans le Nord, l’entreprise United Biscuits produit les biscuits de la célèbre marque Delacre. En 2009, elle s’est attelée à la lutte contre les troubles musculosquelettiques. Une occasion de se pencher plus généralement sur son organisation et ses conditions de travail.

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Language of original language description

French

Other data

Sector / Indrustry covered
Manufacture of food products
Hazards
Fast-paced work
Forceful movements
Manual handling of loads
Health effects
MSDs unspecified
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
All (no specific group)
Prevention measures
Worker participation
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Reducing/minimising the risk by organisational measures, e.g. reducing the number of workers exposed, job rotation
Purpose of the material
Awareness raising
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area
Prevention
Year
2016