The application of an industry level participatory ergonomics approach in developing MSD interventions.

@article{Tappin2016TheAO,
  title={The application of an industry level participatory ergonomics approach in developing MSD interventions.},
  author={David Michael Tappin and A. Vitalis and Tim A. Bentley},
  journal={Applied ergonomics},
  year={2016},
  volume={52},
  pages={
          151-9
        }
}
Participatory ergonomics projects are traditionally applied within one organisation. In this study, a participative approach was applied across the New Zealand meat processing industry, involving multiple organisations and geographical regions. The purpose was to develop interventions to reduce musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) risk. This paper considers the value of an industry level participatory ergonomics approach in achieving this. The main rationale for a participative approach included the… CONTINUE READING
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