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Document ID (ISN)101107
CIS number 03-115
Year 2002
Convention or series no. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.2001-111
Author(s) Baron S., Estill C.F., Steege A., Lalich A.
Title Simple solutions: Ergonomics for farm workers
Original title Soluciones simples: Ergonomía para trabajadores agrícolas [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Publications Dissemination, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226-1998, USA, July 2002. 46p. Illus.
Internet access [in Spanish] [in English]
Abstract After an introduction defining the basic principles of ergonomics, this booklet presents 14 sheets with simple ergonomic solutions with proven effectiveness in the agricultural sector. They present tools and accessories developed to facilitate work and minimize ergonomic risks due to postures, as well as more ergonomical and efficient methods of work for various tasks including weed removal in tree nurseries, cleaning of vegetables and transport of boxes and vegetable packing.
Descriptors (primary) USA; agricultural equipment; training material; agricultural operations; ergonomics
Descriptors (secondary) workplace design; manual lifting; training manuals; hand tools; work posture
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Ergonomics
OSH training