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Participatory training in manual handling : theoretical foundations and proposed approach

Participatory training in manual handling : theoretical foundations and proposed approach

Author: Denys Denis; IRSST (Québec)
Publisher: Montréal, Qué. : Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail, 2013
Series: Etudes et recherches (IRSST (Québec))., Rapport ;, R-784.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Denys Denis; IRSST (Québec)
ISBN: 9782896316786 2896316787
OCLC Number: 855800022
Notes: "June 2013."
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 126 pages) : illustrations, digital file.
Contents: R-784; TABLE OF CONTENTS; TABLES; FIGURES; NOTE TO READERS; 1. INTRODUCTION; Manual handling: A widespread activity with risks; Choosing training as a preventive method; Training: Adapting to new models; Report structure; 2. BACKGROUND; Safe techniques training: Mixed results; Factors neglected by the current training model; Handling is a diversified activity; Handling involves several distinct risks; In handling, more than safety is at issue; Handling is more than just an "all-brawn, no-brain" task; Handling is harder than it looks; A new approach to handling training; 3. FRAME OF REFERENCE. The need for a theoretical positionActivity and competency model; Action as a function of work situation characteristics; The work situation redefined: Personal and professional biases; Perceptive filter --
Situation interpretation; Operational or functional filter --
Towards action; Situation categorization; Handling rules: Guidelines for choosing an action; Aiming for compromise or balance; A competency-based approach distinguishing resources from their use; A macroscopic look: The art of organization; What can we learn from this model?; 4. DEVELOPMENT PROCESS; Methodological approach. Material and resources usedBibliographical references; Researchers and professionals --
Future users; Theoretical framework; Themes developed; Manual handling rules: A special case; Identification of rules; Validation of rules; 5. CHAPTER 5: RECOMMENDATIONS ON TRAINING CONTENT; Competencies to be developed in handling; Competency # 1: Gather the relevant information and adapt action accordingly; Indices for guiding information-gathering and orienting action; How to gather information; Rules to guide actions; One rule, several know-hows; One know-how, several rules. Contradictory rules: A matter of compromiseThe eight rules of manual handling; Situation types: An attempt at categorization; Competency # 2: Organize the work; Work organization rules; Concrete examples of work organization; 6. CHAPTER 6: RECOMMENDATIONS ON TRAINING IMPLEMENTATION; Proposed approach for setting up a workplace training program; A three-phase approach: Preliminary analyses, participatory training and post-training follow-up; Phase 1: Preliminary analyses; Follow-up committee; Analyzing the context; Targeting a handling task; Analyzing local work methods. Phase 2: Participatory trainingEstablishing a working group; Facilitating working group meetings; Phase 3: Post-training follow-up; Estimated duration and sequence of actions; 7. ISSUES AND PERSPECTIVES; The usefulness of rules in manual handling training; Handling rules: General but context-specific; Handling rules: Between all and nothing; Handling rules: A junction point in research; Challenges in implementing the training approach; Training of adequate duration: From what perspective?; Developing trainer skills; Limitations of the study; 8. CONCLUSION; BIBLIOGRAPHY; General.
Series Title: Etudes et recherches (IRSST (Québec))., Rapport ;, R-784.
Other Titles: Programme de formation participative en manutention manuelle: fondements théoriques et approache proposée
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