Domenico, 40 years old. Workplace adaptation for a factory worker in the engineering industry, with results from a road accident trauma

Record number: 372
Last update: May 2013
Type of document: Case studies/experiences
Author: Pigini L, Liverani G
Editorial data: Portale SIVA Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi
Year of publication: 2009
Abstract:
Domenico is a 40 years old man who has been recognized with a disability of 75% as a result of injuries reported in two separate road accidents (1990, 2002), that led him to have the limb completely rigid. Since 2006 he has been working for a large freezers manufacturer as a welder. In this short presentation potential risks arising from the performance of this particular work are highlighted, as well as the suitable design solution making the workplace more secure and protected.
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