Ergonomic Work Site Health Programs

Ergonomic Work Site Health Programs

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Ergonomics

The use of mirrors during an assembly task: a study of ergonomics and productivity Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view document
The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of mirror and periscope visual aids as ergonomic interventions designed to eliminate awkward postures of the cervicobrachial region during assembly tasks.


Getting to Grips with Manual Handling Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view document
This booklet explains the problems associated with manual handling and sets out best practice in dealing with them.


Manual Materials Handling Guidelines Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view document
Tables for evaluating lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling, and carrying tasks


Accuracy and Validity of Observational Estimates of Wrist and Forearm Posture Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view document
This study evaluated the accuracy of estimates of working posture made by 28 experienced ergonomists using methods of scaling upper limb posture typical of those reported in the literature.

Work Place Injuries

Issues Surrounding Musculoskeletal Injuries Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view document


Managing People

On-site Health Care versus a Comprehensive Health Care System Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view document


Cost of Injuries

Healthy Work versus Strain at Work Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view document


Vibrational Analysis

Hand-Arm Vibration Threshold Limits Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view document


Necessary Research for Standardization of Subjective Scaling of Whole-Body Vibration Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view document


Vibration induced low back disorders Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view document
Comparison of the vibration evaluation according to ISO 2631 with a force-related evaluation


Review of methods for evaluating human exposure to whole-body vibration Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view document
In this report, the reliability and validity of a few existing methods for the measurement, evaluation and assessment of human exposure to Whole - Body Vibration (WBV) is discussed.


Finding Solutions - Research at the Workers' Compensation Board Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view document
The evaluation of human vibration measurements and the effectiveness of different vibration reduction strategies in a sawmill