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prEN 1005-4 : Evaluation of working postures in relation to machinery

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Author: Delleman, N. · Boocock, M. · Kapitaniak, B. · Schaefer, P. · Schaub, K.
Type:article
Date:2000
Source:Proceedings of the XIVth Triennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association and 44th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Association, 'Ergonomics for the New Millennnium', 29 July 2000 through 4 August 2000, San Diego, CA, Conference code: 62639, 444-445
Identifier: 235752
Keywords: Health risks · Knowledge based systems · Mathematical models · Musculoskeletal system · Process control · Machinery designs · Working postures · Ergonomics

Abstract

The evaluation of working postures in relation to machinery was described. The health risk was analyzed together with contributing risk factors. The recommendations were based on current ergonomic knowledge and were subjected to changes according to future research. The recommendations were intended to reduce the risks for all healthy adults.