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Products of the NORA Wholesale and Retail Trade Sector Council

WRT Related Publications [Including Trade/Magazine articles, but no presentations)

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/programs/wrt/bulletins.html (15 Monthly/Quarterly WRT News Bulletins) Sent out to ~50 “subscribers.” See latest July 2015 version) Purpose to keep communication flowing.

Putz-Anderson, V. (2015). “Ergonomic Solutions for Retailers: Prevention of Material Handling Injuries in the Grocery Sector”. DHHS/CDC. Cincinnati, NIOSH: pp. 23. http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2015-100/default.html

Putz-Anderson, V. and H. Chen (2014). "Workplace Hazards and Prevention Options from a Nonrandom Sample of Retail Trade Businesses." International Journal of Occupational Safety and Health 20(1): 3-17. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/10803548.2014.11077036

Putz-Anderson, V. (2014). "NIOSH: “The Science of Safety" Loss Prevention Portal (LPPortal.com) (November-December): 40-46.

Putz-Anderson, V. (2014) “Computing Cost-effective Solutions for the Supermarket”, Progressive Grocery, May 27, 2014, pp.6

Putz-Anderson, V. Afanuh, S, Bell, J. (2013). “Workplace Solutions: Preventing Slips, Trips, and Falls in Wholesale and Retail Trade Establishments.” DHHS. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH 45226–1998, NIOSH: 4.

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2013-100/pdfs/2013-100.pdf

Anderson, V. P., Linn H.I., Nguyen, L, (2012-106). “Injuries, Illnesses & Fatalities in Wholesale and Retail Trade in 2005” [WRT Chartbook]. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Oh: pp. 123. http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2012-106

Ramsey, T. Davis, K., Kotowski, S, Putz-Anderson, V. Waters, T. (2014). "Reduction of spinal loads through adjustable interventions at the origin and destination of palletizing tasks." Human Factors: The Journal of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 56(7): 1222-1234.

Putz-Anderson, V., Schulte, P., Sestito, J., Linn, H., Nguyen, L., (2010). "Occupational fatalities, injuries, illnesses, and related economic loss in the wholesale and retail trade sector." Am J Ind Med 53(7): 673-685. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ajim.20813/epdf

Putz -Anderson, V. and B. Mulhern (2010). “Focus on: Risk Management for Falls.” Chain Store Age. New York, United States, New York, Lebhar-Friedman, Inc. 86: 40-43.

Anderson, V. and H. Linn (2009). "Hidden Dangers: Risks of Wholesale and Retail Work Largely Unnoticed." The Synergist 20(3): 31-34.

Anderson, V. P. and B. Mulhern (2009). Reduce the Costly Overexertion Injuries: Guidance for Retailers. Retail Merchandiser May: 34-36.

Anderson, V. P. and B. Mulhern (2009). “Reach for Safety: Retailers can reduce the risk of costly overexertion injuries by taking a few simple steps.” Progressive Grocer. 88: 2.

Anderson, V. P., et al. (2009). "National Wholesale and Retail Trade Sector Agenda.” http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/nora/comment/agendas/wholrettrade/pdfs/WholRetTradeOct2009.pdf

Under Construction:

NIOSH [2016]. “New Retail Workers: Safety and Health at Work.” By Pfirman, DM; Putz Anderson, V. Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2016-XXX.

Plus six purchased reports from ergonomist providing data on the types of controls being used by WRT employers.

A list of products and their links is below.

Contact the Sector Coordinator or the NORA Coordinator with questions or comments at any time.

December 2011
Injuries, Illnesses & Fatalities in Wholesale and Retail Trade in 2005: A Chartbook summarizes fatal and nonfatal injury/illness information for industries in the sector to guide prevention efforts.

October 2009
National Wholesale and Retail Trade Agenda focusing research and intervention efforts.

June 2008
Draft National Wholesale and Retail Trade Agenda - Click here to review and comment.

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