Products of the NORA Wholesale and Retail Trade Sector Council
NOTE: This page is archived for historical purposes and is no longer being maintained or updated.
WRT Related Publications [Including Trade/Magazine articles, but no presentations)
https://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. https://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.
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. https://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.” https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/nora/comment/agendas/wholrettrade/pdfs/WholRetTradeOct2009.pdf
NIOSH . “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.
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.
National Wholesale and Retail Trade Agenda focusing research and intervention efforts.
Draft National Wholesale and Retail Trade Agenda – Click here to review and comment.
NORA Wholesale and Retail Trade Sector Council Resources:
- Page last reviewed: August 13, 2013 (archived document)
- Content source:
- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Office of Policy, Planning, and Evaluation