The unbearable lightness of glass

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The unbearable lightness of glass

L’insoutenable légèreté du verre

Type of item
Case study
Country
France
Languages

French

Provider
Provider (English)
INRS
Provider (Original)
INRS

Description

Specialising in the manufacture of insulating glass, the Glassver plant of Saint-Gobain Glass Solution Menuisiers Industriels (SGGSMI) has taken steps to limit the risk of musculoskeletal disorders (MSD). An integrated automatic cutting and assembly line has been installed, as well as handling aids on the traditional lines.

 

Spécialisé dans la fabrication de vitrages isolants, l’établissement Glassver de la société Saint-Gobain Glass Solution Menuisiers Industriels (SGGSMI) s'est dotée de moyens pour limiter les risques de troubles musculosquelettiques (TMS). Une ligne intégrée de découpe et d’assemblage automatique a été installée, ainsi que des aides à la manutention sur les lignes traditionnelles.

 

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Language of original language description

French

Other data

Hazards
Manual handling of loads
Health effects
Back pain or injury
MSDs unspecified
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
All (no specific group)
Prevention measures
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
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)
Year
2020