Commonly used throughout the world, manual lifting tasksawhether simple or complexaall involve variable loads, postures, and movements. This practical guide discusses how to analyze the intricate lifting function and prevent injury during its execution. Outlining revised NIOSH Lifting Equation (RNLE) methods, the book illustrates their use in assessing manual lifting tasks of varying degrees of difficulty. Using examples to reinforce presented concepts, it explains how RNLE methods can be applied to evaluate single, composite, variable, and sequential lifting tasks. It also explores how to interpret and apply the results according to international standards and guidelines.Technical Standards for the Manual Handling of Loads: ISO 11228 and EN 1005 3.1 REFERENCE METHODOLOGY AND ... [ISO, .2003].and. EN.1005-2.[CEN, . 2003].focus.specifically.on.lifting.tasks, .which.will.be.explored. in.this.chapter.
|Author||:||Daniela Colombini, Enrico Occhipinti, Enrique Alvarez-Casado, Thomas R. Waters|
|Publisher||:||CRC Press - 2012-07-10|