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Retail Grocery Stores: Checklist for Identifying Potential Job-Specific Ergonomics Concerns Mobile App

Retail grocery store employees face a different set of ergonomic risks than office employees. Understanding the risks is the first step in occupational safety and avoiding a work-related injury. Educate yourself and your employees with a mobile app that goes where you do, right on your smartphone or tablet.

The Retail Grocery Stores: Checklist for Identifying Potential Job-Specific Ergonomics Concerns mobile app is made to help you review potential sources of ergonomic concern. Review the most common grocery store tasks, duration, frequency and magnitude of the activity. Job-specific tasks include: cashiering, bagging and carry out, produce stocking, shelf stocking and stockrooms, bakery, meat and deli related tasks.

Injury prevention is an important part of health and safety in the workplace. Common work-related musculoskeletal disorders, carpal tunnel and more, can be avoided by first understanding ergonomic risk factors. Then, take steps to prevent problems such as a limit on repetitive motion, anti-fatigue floor mats, heavy lifting belts and chairs that prevent awkward postures.

Start your ergonomics program by understanding the specific risks in your grocery store. Save, share and send this checklist with the GoCanvas Cloud or convenient PDF files.

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    Are items within easy reach?

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    Are keyboard supports adjustable?

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    Can the cashier work with items at about elbow height?

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    Can the display be read without twisting?

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    Are all edges smoothed or rounded so the cashier does not come into contact with sharp or hard ed...

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    Are objects easily scanned the first time?

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    Are objects scanned without twisting hand motions?

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    Can cashiers scan heavy/bulky/awkward items without lifting them?

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    Are the scale, conveyor, and horizontal scanner plates all the same height?

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    Is the scanner plate clean and unscratched?

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    Does the cashier have an anti-fatigue mat and/or footrest?

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    Can the bagger adjust the height of the bag stand?

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    Are all edges smoothed or rounded so the bagger does not come into contact with sharp or hard edges?

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    Do bags have handles?

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    Can the bagger put bags into cart without leaning over the checkstand or twisting the back?

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    Are knives kept sharp?

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    Are worktables, etc.

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    Are carts used to move heavy items?

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    Are step stools/ladders used to reach high shelves?

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    Is stocking performed with minimal twisting or bending?

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    Do totes and boxes have handles?

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    Are gloves used for handling cold items?

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    Are box cutter blades sharp?

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    Are carts used to move heavy items?

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    Are carts or pallet jacks used to keep lifts at waist height?

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    Are lightweight pallets used?

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    Are box weights within the lifting ability of employees?

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    Are counter heights and widths appropriate for employees?

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