Guidelines for retail grocery stores - ergonomics for the prevention os MSDs

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Guidelines for retail grocery stores - ergonomics for the prevention os MSDs

Guidelines for retail grocery stores - ergonomics for the prevention os MSDs

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
USA
Languages

English

Provider
Provider (English)
Occupational Health and Safety Authority
Provider (Original)
Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Description

The information in these guidelines provides grocery stores with effective approaches, as well as useful references to be used when determining the need for ergonomic solutions. The recommendations and information presented here are intended as a general guideline and flexible framework to be adapted to the needs and resources of each individual store. 

 

The information in these guidelines provides grocery stores with effective approaches, as well as useful references to be used when determining the need for ergonomic solutions. The recommendations and information presented here are intended as a general guideline and flexible framework to be adapted to the needs and resources of each individual store. 

 

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Sector / Indrustry covered
Retail sale in non-specialised stores with food, beverages or tobacco predominating
Hazards
Awkward postures
Manual handling of loads
Repetitive movements/work
Static postures - sitting
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)
Simple tips and measures
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
Guidance
Target audience
Employers
Workers
Priority area
Prevention
Year
2004