Case study: continuous improvement with caterpillar

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Case study: continuous improvement with caterpillar

continu verbeteren bij Caterpillar

Type of item
Case study
Country
Netherlands
Languages

Dutch

Provider
Provider (English)
Dutch Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment.
Provider (Original)
Ministerie van SZW

Description

In this case study, from the company 'Caterpillar', an approach in how to deal with physically demanding work are described.  This case study shows that there are several ways to success.

Fysiek belastend werk kan nare gevolgen hebben voor het lichaam van een werknemer. Er zijn veel verschillende manieren om om te gaan met fysiek belastend werk. Lees in dit praktijkverhaal van Caterpillar hoe zij zijn omgegaan met fysieke belastend werk.

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Language of original language description

Dutch

Other data

Sector / Indrustry covered
Manufacture of machinery for mining, quarrying and construction
Hazards
Awkward postures
Forceful movements
Manual handling of loads
Repetitive movements/work
Static postures - standing
Health effects
MSDs unspecified
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
All (no specific group)
Prevention measures
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Purpose of the material
General information
Target audience
Employers
Priority area
Facts and figures
Year
2015