Degradations and Consequences of ICT in Occupational Prevention Terms as Illustrated by the Transport and Logistics Sector

  • Virginie GovaereEmail author
  • Liên Wioland
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9752)


Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) are designed to fluidify and secure information flows and to strengthen workforces. They have permeated companies irrespective of their business sector and the jobs performed by their workers. They evolve rapidly and are composed of hardware, applications and services. Various research studies agree on the fact that these technologies are creating changes in the world of work. INRS has conducted research on these transformations, which may affect both working conditions and operator health. Our inquiry addresses two issues: Are these changes specific to certain ICTs? Does abolition of work boundaries result in propagation of effects to other work situations? Our aim is to provide elements of an answer to these two questions and to identify therefrom possible prevention approaches.


ICT Occupational prevention Propagation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Working Life Department, INRSVandoeuvreFrance

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