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The Use of Ergonomic Analysis Methods as Supprt in the Assessment of Occupational Risk in the Position of a Seller in a Small Grocery Store (Poland)

Published Online: 20 Jun 2021
Page range: 217 - 227
Received: 29 Nov 2020
Accepted: 20 Mar 2021
Journal Details
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Abstract

The profession of a seller (especially in small grocery stores) does not enjoy a social respect. The reasons for this are, above all, low requirements, low salary and difficult working conditions. In addition, too little attention is paid in the literature to this profession from the point of view of safety and hazards at work. However, the problem of working conditions in the position of a salesman is an important issue concerning a very large number of people. The paper deals with this difficult topic by describing selected methods of ergonomic analysis and using them to assess occupational risk at the seller’s workplace. In the paper, the results of the Ergonomic Checkpoint List, as well as the results of questionnaire surveys are presented. All the results are related to the possibility of proper identification and the probability of hazards occurrence in the position of a seller.

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