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Document ID (ISN)111184
CIS number 10-0735
Year 2010
Convention or series no. NTP 844
Author(s) Nogareda S., García C.
Title Repetitive tasks: Ergo/IBV method for the assessment of ergonomic risks
Original title Tareas repetitivas: método Ergo/IBV de evaluación de riesgos ergonómicos [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, Ediciones y Publicaciones, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 2010. 6p. Illus. 9 ref.
Internet access NTP_844.pdf [in Spanish]
Abstract This technical note presents the Ergo/BIV method, which allows analyzing upper limb repetitive tasks with clearly-defined task cycles, for the purpose of evaluating the risk of musculoskeletal disorders of the neck-shoulder and hand-arm regions. Contents: introduction; description of the method; posture codification; computing the level of risk; results.
Descriptors (primary) Spain; repetitive strain injury; upper extremity disorders; hazard evaluation
Descriptors (secondary) cervicobrachial syndrome; hand; work posture; job study; data sheet; description of technique
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the musculoskeletal system
Risk evaluation