This case study outlines ErgoPar (Ergonomía participativa), a participatory ergonomics approach developed in Spain. The key feature of ErgoPar is that it should involve all company stakeholders, such as top and middle management, different groups of workers and safety experts in identifying work...
Strumenti pratici e orientamenti sui disturbi muscoloscheletrici
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This case study highlights the steps involved in a participatory intervention to reduce occupational risks for boiler assemblers and how it was adopted into the company’s prevention culture.
Reducing musculoskeletal disorders of viticulture workers through a participatory approach involving video analysis
The work of viticulture (grape producing) workers involves long hours of repetitive movements in awkward postures. This case study highlights how a participatory intervention reduced the risk of MSDs in the sect
Training hotel service workers as prevention coordinators to work with colleagues to prevent musculoskeletal disorders
This case study highlights how training a team of staff members in risk prevention helped a hotel in France independently analyse risks and implement solutions regarding workers’ health and safety.
Workers at manufacturing plants are often required to lift, carry and drag heavy loads. This involves repeatedly using the same body parts and puts workers at risk of MSDs. This case study looks at an intervention to improve equipment and working conditions at a large PVC manufacturing plant in...
Using the “TMS PRO” participatory approach to reduce musculoskeletal disorders for packaging line operators in agribusiness
This case study looks at the collaboration of the Carsat occupational health and prevention organisation with factory management and employees to improve existing safety and health measures for line operators at an agribusiness packaging factory in France. The participatory approach involved...
Participatory workshops with female food preparation workers to find solutions to musculoskeletal problems
This case study from Finland looks at how participatory workshops for kitchen workers can help them to identify, analyse and implement solutions to MSD-related risks. An external expert coordinated a participatory intervention project. It involved carrying out a series of workshops for 504 kitchen...