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Author Colombini, Daniela.

Title Risk assessment and management of repetitive movements and exertions of upper limbs [electronic resource] : job analysis, Ocra risk indices, prevention strategies, and design principles / Daniela Colombini, Enrico Occhipinti, Antonio Grieco.

Published Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, c2002.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (200 p.) : ill.
Series Elsevier ergonomics book series ; vol. 2
Elsevier ergonomics book series ; v. 2.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [179]-181).
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. An introduction to ergonomics and the aim of this hand book -- 2. Musculoskeletal diseases due to biomechanical overload -- 3. Establishing the presence of risk and the subsequent means of intervention -- 4. The general model of exposure analysis: relevant definitions and their interaction with job analysis using the methods-time measurement (MTM) system -- 5. Work organization analysis: task analysis, cycle time and rest periods -- 6. Analysis of repetitiveness and frequency of action -- 7. Analysis and quantification of force using the Borg Scale -- 8. Analysis and evaluation of working postures -- 9. Definition and quantification of additional risk factors -- 10. Analysis and evaluation of recovery periods -- 11. Proposed concise index for the assessment of exposure to repetitive movements of the upper limbs (OCRA Index) -- 12. A check-list model for the quick evaluation of risk exposure (OCRA Index) -- 13. European technical standards in the ergonomics -- 14. Guidelines for designing jobs featuring repetitive tasks -- 15. A longitudinal study of workers with WMSDs after returning to a redesigned workstation: criteria for the return of workers to the workforce.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Other author Occhipinti, Enrico.
Grieco, Antonio.
Subject Overuse injuries -- Prevention.
Arm -- Wounds and injuries -- Prevention.
Occupational diseases -- Prevention.
Risk assessment.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780080540603 (electronic bk.)
0080540600 (electronic bk.)