Ergonomics of the police duty belt: 3 500 police officers kept in employment due to ergonomics

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The Montréal Police Service wished, to the extent possible, to eliminate ergonomic risks at source for its police officers, as well as than its civilian employees.

The mandate required that we assumed a permanent position at the police service. The mandate required preventive interventions during the return to work of employees and research and development of solutions for police officers. The Police Service is the second service largest municipal police force in Canada. It serves the whole island of Montreal, an area of ​​496 km2 where lived, in 2012, about two million Montrealers. More than 6,000 civilian employees and police officers work together to meet the needs of citizens in matters of security.