TITLE

Overcoming Ergonomics Risks Improves Workplace Safety

PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
Professional Safety;Sep2012, Vol. 57 Issue 9, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the evaluation of physical, environmental, and psychological stresses from ergonomic safety risks in the workplace. Recommendations are provided of potential hazards to be identified, including exposure to low temperatures, ambient noise, and an overly fast work pace. It is suggested that companies should take a quantitative assessment approach to recognizing, reporting, and improving stressful ergonomic conditions.
ACCESSION #
79818085

 

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