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Ergonomic handbook for the clothing industry [online]

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Internet only - free access
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Length:
63 p.
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Ontario, Canada: Union of Needletrades ; Industrial and Textile Employees ; Institute for Work & Health ; Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers, Inc.
Year:
2001
Type:
Electronic resource
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Abstract:
Injuries and muscle pain affecting the wrists, shoulders, neck and back are common problems for workers in the clothing industry. These injuries can be prevented! A team of researchers from unite, the Institute for Work and Health and the Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario workers examined working conditions in 29 clothing factories to find out how these injuries start and how they can be prevented.
In this handbook you can find: How the research project worked; What is ergonomics?; Common ergonomic problems in cutting, assembly, pressing and finishing; and Solutions and recommendations for reducing the risk of injury.
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