Use of participatory ergonomics teams to address musculoskeletal hazards in the red meat packing industry.

@article{Moore1996UseOP,
  title={Use of participatory ergonomics teams to address musculoskeletal hazards in the red meat packing industry.},
  author={J. Steven Moore and Arun Garg},
  journal={American journal of industrial medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={29 4},
  pages={402-8}
}
Participatory ergonomics teams from two departments of a pork slaughtering plant analyzed musculoskeletal hazards and proposed ergonomics solutions for several jobs in the plant. The jobs were targeted based on association with a large number of injuries, one or more particularly severe injuries, high workers' compensation expenses, and/or high turnover plus absence of obvious solutions to abate the hazards. The teams used a structured problem-solving method that was generally derived from… CONTINUE READING

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