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Multiple-task analysis using revised NIOSH equation for manual lifting.

Authors
Garg-A; Waters-T; Putz-Anderson-V
Source
Advances in Industrial Ergonomics and Safety VI. Aghazadeh F, ed., New York: Taylor and Francis, 1994 Jun; 6:67-70
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
20030859
Abstract
This paper describes the recommended procedure to analyze multi-task jobs. Other laternatives considered for multi-task analysis are also discussed. It is concluded that the recommended method, though a little complex, is based on sound ergonomic principles and offers a reasonable approach to multi-task problems.
Keywords
Musculoskeletal-system-disorders; Biomechanics; Ergonomics; Manual-lifting; Physical-stress; Skeletal-stress; Repetitive-work; Workplace-studies; Muscle-tension; Musculoskeletal-system; Back-injuries; Human-factors-engineering
Publication Date
19940601
Document Type
Conference/Symposia Proceedings
Editors
Aghazadeh-F
Fiscal Year
1994
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
ISBN No.
0748400850
NIOSH Division
DBBS
Source Name
Advances in Industrial Ergonomics and Safety VI. Proceedings of the Annual International Industrial Ergonomics and Safety Conference held in San Antonio, Texas, 7-10 June 1994. The Official Conference of the International Foundation for Industrial Ergonomics and Safety Research
State
TX; WI; OH
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