Risk Assessment and Management of Repetitive Movements and Exertions of Upper Limbs, Volume 2

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Job Analysis, Ocra Risk Indicies, Prevention Strategies and Design Principles

Authors: Daniela Colombini
Hardcover ISBN: 9780080440804
eBook ISBN: 9780080540603
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 23rd April 2002
Page Count: 210
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Table of Contents

Risk Assessment and Management of Repetitive Movements and Exertions of Upper Limbs

Acknowledgements

Foreword

Chapter 1: An Introduction to Ergonomics and the Aim Of This Hand Book

Definition and aims of ergonomics

Fields of application within the european technical regulation

A changing profession: from time and methods analysts to experts in work organization (N. Murikoff)

The tasks of the Time and Methods analyst

Involvement and responsibility: the new frontiers of industrial work

Contents and scope of the handbook

Chapter 2: Musculoskeletal Diseases Due to Biomechanical Overload

Introduction

Definitions

WMSD prevalence data over an italian reference sample

Pathogenesis of WMSDs tissue alterations

Chapter 3: Establishing the Presence of Risk and the Subsequent Means of Intervention

OCRA Risk Index

Checklist

Chapter 4: The General Model of Exposure Analysis: Relevant Definitions and Their Interaction With Job Analysis Using the Methods-Time Measurement (MTM) System

The general model for exposure analysis and related definitions

The MTM system and its interaction with an analysis of biomechanical overload risks (M. Fanti, N. Murikoff)

Chapter 5: Work Organization Analysis: Task Analysis, Cycle Time and Rest Periods

Chapter 6: Analysis of Repetitiveness and Frequency of Action

General indications

Calculation of action frequency

Methods of analysis of action frequency for working cycles of long duration

Chapter 7: Analysis and Quantification of Force Using the Borg Scale

Preliminary data

Application of the Borg scale and estimation of physical effort

Chapter 8: Analysis and Evaluation of Working Postures

Chapter 9: Definition and Quantification of Additional Risk Factors

Chapter 10: Analysis and Evaluation of Recovery Pe


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No. of pages:
210
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier Science 2002
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
eBook ISBN:
9780080540603
Hardcover ISBN:
9780080440804

About the Authors

Daniela Colombini Author