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...
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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
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...
This case study highlights the successful collaboration of management, carpenters, an ergonomist and architect to create a safe and ergonomic workplace. The ergonomist facilitated the project and worked closely with two carpenters to analyse risks and define specifications for the new workshop.
A thorough investigation of accidents at TVH - Group & Thermote Vanhalst, revealed that more than half of the accidents or injuries were related to the back, neck and/or shoulders. These injuries were mainly due to the way loads were transported and handled. Lifting was done in an ergonomically in...
Absenteeism was high among exhaust assembly workers, caused by the repetitive actions performed. The company aimed to decrease absenteeism, decrease workload and risks thus enabling more workers to perform this task, increase motivation and morale, and reduce manpower needs.