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Is everyone a safety expert?

Dr Mary Wyatt

Canadian researchers conclude that employees have the goods to make participatory ergonomics a success.

Take Home Messages:   Many organisations keen to improve health and safety adopt a “top-down” approach, with the health and safety manager bearing sole responsibility for developing and implementing policy. However, this study found that employees have a rich understanding of the complex issues that influence health and safety, including biomechanical and interpersonal risk factors. In fact, employees’ he...

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