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PHYSICAL ABILITY TESTING AS A MEANS TO REDUCE INJURIES IN GROCERY WAREHOUSES

PHYSICAL ABILITY TESTING AS A MEANS TO REDUCE INJURIES IN GROCERY WAREHOUSES A largescale statistical study indicates that newhire selectorswho do not have adequate strength or endurance to meet the jobrequirements have an injury rate that is roughly 2.5 times the rate ofselectors who can meet the job demands. This means that physical abilitytesting has the potential to reduce injuries by at least 10 per cent.Actual reductions have been in the range of 2040 per cent. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management Emerald Publishing

PHYSICAL ABILITY TESTING AS A MEANS TO REDUCE INJURIES IN GROCERY WAREHOUSES

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0959-0552
DOI
10.1108/EUM0000000002959
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Abstract

A largescale statistical study indicates that newhire selectorswho do not have adequate strength or endurance to meet the jobrequirements have an injury rate that is roughly 2.5 times the rate ofselectors who can meet the job demands. This means that physical abilitytesting has the potential to reduce injuries by at least 10 per cent.Actual reductions have been in the range of 2040 per cent.

Journal

International Journal of Retail & Distribution ManagementEmerald Publishing

Published: Jul 1, 1991

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