Grocery and Food Stores

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Dec 01, 2014
Ergonomic Solutions for Retailers: Prevention of Material Handling Injuries in the Grocery Sector

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2015-100/pdfs/2015-100.pdf

This booklet was designed for retailers and safety experts to illustrate the use of mechanical assist devices for reducing manual materials handling (MMH) injuries in retail grocery work.

Source: NIOSH

Feb 01, 2006
Storewide Ergonomic Solutions

http://www.osha.gov/ergonomics/guidelines/retailgrocery/grocery-solutions-insert.pdf

This section describes storewide ergonomic principles. Employers are encouraged to train employees on these techniques and design stores to make it easy to do so.

Source: OSHA

Aug 01, 2005
Grocery Warehousing Ergonomics

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/etools/grocerywarehousing/index.html

This eTool* describes example ergonomic hazards and solutions related to Order Picking, which accounts for a large number of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).

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Aug 01, 2005
Industry guidance document Checkout workstations in retail - safe design and work practices

http://www.commerce.wa.gov.au/sites/default/files/atoms/files/checkout_design.pdf

This industry guidance document illustrates the process of hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control, and provides examples of safe work practices and the safe design of standing and seated workstations.

Source: Work Safe Australia

Aug 01, 2005
Grocery Warehousing Ergonomics

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/etools/grocerywarehousing/index.html

This eTool* describes example ergonomic hazards and solutions related to Order Picking, which accounts for a large number of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).

Source: OSHA