Facilitators for the implementation of ergonomic interventions
2015 (English)In: The 47th International the Nordic Ergonomics Society Conference: Creating Sustainable work-environments / [ed] Fostervild, K.I., Johnsen, S.Å., Rydstedt, L., Watten, R.G., 2015Conference paper (Refereed)
Ergonomic interventions have often been studied with focus on the client company in which the intervention has been implemented and not from the perspective of the Occupational Health Service (OHS) company providing the expertise knowledge. The aim of the study was to explore factors within OHS companies which facilitate ergonomic interventions. Semi-structured interviews with twelve ergonomists employed at eight different OHS-companies in Sweden, were performed. Five main facilitators were identified as important for ergonomic interventions; having close relationships with the client, clients’ awareness of the wide-ranging competence of the ergonomist, utilization of standardized methods, specialization/industry knowledge and internal knowledge sharing.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Occupational Health Services, Ergonomic interventions, Interviews, Qualitative analysis
Production Engineering, Human Work Science and Ergonomics
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-178776OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-178776DiVA: diva2:878196
The 47th International the Nordic Ergonomics Society Conference, NES2015, in Lillehammer, Norway, November 1-4th, 2015.
QC 201512162015-12-082015-12-082015-12-16Bibliographically approved