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ID (ISN) del documento47106
Número CIS 86-2074
ISSN - Título de la serie 0002-8894 - American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal
Año 1986
Número de serie
Autor(es) Keyserling W.M.
Título A computer-aided system to evaluate postural stress in the workplace
Información bibliográfica Oct. 1986, Vol.47, No.10, p.641-649. Illus. 27 ref.
Resumen Stress caused by awkward working posture of the trunk and shoulders can result in fatigue, musculoskeletal disorders and nerve entrapment syndromes. To aid in evaluating the relationship between work activities and postural stress, a computer-aided system was developed. This system produces a detailed description of work tasks and a continuous record of trunk and shoulder activity on the same time scale. The system was used to evaluate postural stresses on a case study job in an automobile assembly plant. The results of the postural analysis were used to identify specific causes of postural stress and to develop recommendations for changes in work station equipment and methods to reduce stress.
Descriptores (primarios) postura en el trabajo; análisis por ordenador; industria del automóvil
Descriptores (secundarios) Estados Unidos; fatiga; valoración ergonómica; dorsalgia; enfermedades del aparato locomotor
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Ergonomia, organización del trabajo
Broad subject area(s)
Navegación por categoria(s) Work posture
Motor vehicle manufacturing industry