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The Wholesale and Retail Trade (WRT) program provides leadership to prevent diseases, injuries and fatalities in wholesale and retail trade workers. Through our partnerships and research efforts, we are able to address the injuries and illnesses affecting wholesale and retail trade workers, especially among vulnerable worker groups.

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Issue 10, Spring WRT Quarterly Bulletin (May 2017)
WRT Injuries from Contact with Objects

Wholesale and Retail Trade One Page Summary
Program Performance One-Pagers (PPOPs) describe the relevance and impact of NIOSH WRT program in a one-page fact sheet. The fact sheet briefly discusses what our priorities are, what we do, what we have accomplished in the past year, and what’s next for the upcoming year.

Ergonomic Solutions for Retailers: Prevention of Material Handling Injuries in Grocery Stores eDoc
This publication was designed for employers to illustrate the use of mechanical assist devices for reducing injuries in retail grocery stores.