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Document ID (ISN)78453
CIS number 02-969
ISSN - Serial title 1080-3548 - International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics
Year 2001
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Grzybowski W.
Title A method of ergonomic workplace evaluation for assessing occupational risks at workplaces
Bibliographic information 2001, Vol.7, No.2, p.223-237. Illus. 29 ref.
Abstract New trends are discussed in workplace analysis. A method is presented for ergonomic workplace evaluation based on 14 criteria grouped into four categories of strenuousness: the physical working environment; physical strain factors; psychological strain factors; technological and organizational factors. The method is a response to demands from industry for tools supporting occupational risk assessment. Benefits of applying the method in occupational safety management systems are presented.
Descriptors (primary) workplaces; plant safety and health organization; ergonomic evaluation; hazard evaluation
Descriptors (secondary) work organization; physical workload; description of technique; job study; stress factors; mental workload
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvincePoland
Subject(s) Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation