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Machine Learning in Manufacturing Ergonomics: Recent Advances, Challenges, and Opportunities

Sujee Lee, Li Liu, Robert Radwin, Jingshan Li
2021 IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters  
ergonomics, and manufacturing systems perspectives.  ...  To incentivize future research in this area, this letter reviews the recent advances of ML applications in manufacturing ergonomics, and discusses future research opportunities and challenges from ML,  ...  Using ML methods can help better classify task features, identify operator profile, and predict states of potential risks.  ... 
doi:10.1109/lra.2021.3084881 fatcat:hqdsvn3v7vcepfv5orvqlp57lu

Postural biomechanical risks for nursing workersRiscos biomecânicos posturais em trabalhadores de enfermagem

Douglas Reis Abdalla, Fábio Sisconeto de Freitas, João Paulo Chieregato Matheus, Isabel Aparecida Porcatti de Walsh, Dernival Bertoncello
2014 Fisioterapia em Movimento  
Material and methods This was a cross-sectional, exploratory, descriptive and quantitative study and its analysis considered 15 workers, in three shifts.  ...  Conclusion The nursing activities were characterized as stressful for the workers involved.  ...  limbs), six indicated high risk for occupational injuries, requiring interventions soon and two indicated medium risk.  ... 
doi:10.1590/0103-5150.027.003.ao13 fatcat:laubtu2siba7do4eekl65a65x4

Reproducibility of Environment-Dependent Software Failures: An Experience Report

Davide G. Cavezza, Roberto Pietrantuono, Javier Alonso, Stefano Russo, Kishor S. Trivedi
2014 2014 IEEE 25th International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering  
The set of failures of interest is drawn from MySQL's failure reports database and an experiment is designed for each of these failures.  ...  The experiments expose the influence of disk usage and level of concurrency on MySQL failure reproducibility.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This work has been partially supported by the PRIN Project "TENACE" (n. 20103P34XC) funded by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research.  ... 
doi:10.1109/issre.2014.19 dblp:conf/issre/CavezzaPART14 fatcat:h5ixmtl7jvc2hopulo4u24pahe

Cardiorespiratory fitness, occupational aerobic workload and age: workplace measurements among blue-collar workers

Matthew Leigh Stevens, Patrick Crowley, Andreas Holtermann, Ole Steen Mortensen, Mette Korshøj
2020 International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health  
The association was assessed using multivariate linear regression models adjusted for age, sex, self-rated health, shift-work, prescription medication and occupation, as well as for different age strata  ...  These associations were evident across age groups, with slightly stronger associations for workers aged 46–51 (total range 18–68).  ...  Data managers Lisbeth Nielsen and Angelika Worm Jørgensen are acknowledged for their handling and management of the considerable extent of the cohort data.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00420-020-01596-5 pmid:33161441 fatcat:gez6wckzpbh2rfhcjam4dc3afi

What about the Next Generation? Assessing Experts' Judgments of Human Abilities Required for Working in a Future ATC Environment [chapter]

2016 Human Factors in Transportation  
This was also reflected in low situation awareness and high workload ratings.  ...  Gazedata were tracked and questionnaires on situation awareness and workload, as well as a modified Fleishman Job Analysis Survey (F-JAS) were applied.  ...  Based on the current profile and the expected technology changes he infers a future aptitude profile.  ... 
doi:10.1201/9781315370460-25 fatcat:657frp4b4nenvcakzqqzwt7eb4

Occupational Injuries in Germany: Population-Wide National Survey Data Emphasize the Importance of Work-Related Factors

Alexander Rommel, Gianni Varnaccia, Nils Lahmann, Jan Kottner, Lars Eric Kroll, Hajo Zeeb
2016 PLoS ONE  
(OR 3.13) or manual (OR 4.97) occupations are associated with higher chances of occupational injuries.  ...  In the fully adjusted model, male gender (OR 3.16) and age 18-29 (OR 1.54), as well as agricultural (OR 5.40), technical (OR 3.41), skilled service (OR 4.24) or manual (OR 5.12), and unskilled service  ...  Acknowledgments The study was funded by the German Federal Ministry of Health and the Robert Koch Institute.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0148798 pmid:26859560 pmcid:PMC4747528 fatcat:jcu2diundffrhc2viavycunaay

The level of mental load during a functional task is reflected in oculometrics [chapter]

Ramtin Zargari Marandi, Afshin Samani, Pascal Madeleine
2017 International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering Proceedings  
health effects of ceiling lifts and floor-based lifts in patient handling (Lee Soo-Jeong) • Physical workload in hospital and hotel cleaning (Xuelong Fan) • Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Disorders for  ...  as evidence-base for Dutch guidelines to assess musculoskeletal disorders as occupational disease: examples of shoulder, knee and low back disorders (Van Der Molen Henk) • Work-Related Upper Extremity  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-981-10-5122-7_15 fatcat:vaq2jz2o3zgofdi4tkkn2ksfje

A machine learning approach to online fault classification in HPC systems

Alessio Netti, Zeynep Kiziltan, Ozalp Babaoglu, Alina Sîrbu, Andrea Bartolini, Andrea Borghesi
2020 Future generations computer systems  
In this paper, we propose a fault classification method for HPC systems based on machine learning.  ...  Thus, detecting and classifying faults in HPC systems as they occur and initiating corrective actions before they can transform into failures becomes essential for continued operation.  ...  We thank the Integrated Systems Laboratory of ETH Zurich for granting us control of their Antarex HPC node during this study.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.future.2019.11.029 fatcat:mljjxgvq2naj7dbi2lnsndngfm

Heat stress and inadequate sanitary facilities at workplaces – an occupational health concern for women?

Vidhya Venugopal, Shanmugam Rekha, Krishnamoorthy Manikandan, Perumal Kamalakkannan Latha, Viswanathan Vennila, Nalini Ganesan, Perumal Kumaravel, Stephen Jeremiah Chinnadurai
2016 Global Health Action  
Conclusions: The preliminary evidence suggests that health of women workers is at risk due to occupational heat exposures and inadequate sanitation facilities at many Indian workplaces.  ...  Results: Workplace heat exposures exceeded the threshold limit value for safe manual work for 71% women (Avg. wet bulb globe temperature 0 308C92.38C) during the study period.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors highly acknowledge and thank the Department of EHE, Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, for providing them this platform for carrying out the work.  ... 
doi:10.3402/gha.v9.31945 pmid:27633034 pmcid:PMC5025522 fatcat:h5ptwilih5azxp2unjh5whewtm

Rapid Entire Body Assessment: A Literature Review

Dima Al Madani, Awwad Dababneh
2016 American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences  
industry, computer based jobs, packaging, school workshop, odontological services and for firefighters and emergency medical technicians.  ...  Research showed REBA's convenience for postural assessment of jobs in numerous professional settings, including industrial and health care jobs, construction, sawmill tasks, supermarket industry, food  ...  Awwad Dababneh: Have guided and designed the research paper and revised the manuscript. Ethics This article is original and contains unpublished material.  ... 
doi:10.3844/ajeassp.2016.107.118 fatcat:emv645ohpngrdkecbrdlednmmu


2017 European Journal of Preventive Cardiology  
However, the evidence for such associations is inconsistent for  ...  Methods: Fitness (VO 2max ), OPA (work posture, energy expenditure, relative aerobic workload), conditioning LTPA, cardiovascular disease (CVD) status and potential confounders were assessed at baseline  ...  : (1) predominantly sedentary; (2) sitting or standing, some walking; (3) walking, some handling of material; (4) heavy manual work.  ... 
doi:10.1177/2047487317698870 fatcat:6dsu3pvb6jd37flydhuoo6f2kq

Software automated testing: A solution to maximize the test plan coverage and to increase software reliability and quality in use

Marcantonio Catelani, Lorenzo Ciani, Valeria L. Scarano, Alessandro Bacioccola
2011 Computer Standards & Interfaces  
In this paper a method which combines accelerated automated tests for the study of software regression and memory overflow will be shown, in order to guarantee software with both a high quality level and  ...  For these systems, performances such as efficient operation, fault tolerance, safety and security have to be guaranteed by the software structure, whose quality in use is assuming a growing importance  ...  Other parameters, such as handle counts for each process and virtual bytes, could be useful in order to control memory leaks.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.csi.2010.06.006 fatcat:ba22corq4nhfhmae2oqkx6abqa

Occupational musculoskeletal and mental health: Significance of rationalization and opportunities to create sustainable production systems – A systematic review

R.H. Westgaard, J. Winkel
2011 Applied Ergonomics  
Indicator variables for occupational musculoskeletal and mental health and related risk factors are presented.  ...  (71 studies negative, 13 positive) and for the health care sector in particular (36 studies negative, 2 positive).  ...  Acknowledgements We acknowledge help in literature searches by Maria Nylander, librarian at the former National Institute for Working Life, Sweden and Elizabeth Bengtsen, National Research Centre for the  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.apergo.2010.07.002 pmid:20850109 fatcat:o4thfgqfnze4vo573o5bg5qhxq

Emotional labour profiles: Associations with key predictors and outcomes

Evelyne Fouquereau, Alexandre J. S. Morin, Émilie Lapointe, René Mokounkolo, Nicolas Gillet
2018 Work & Stress  
levels of surface acting Profile 5 surface actors High levels of deep and surface acting Supplements for Emotional Labor Profiles S1 Online Supplemental Materials for: Emotional Labor Profiles: Associations  ...  In addition, this research investigates the role of perceived workload as well as perceived organizational support, supervisor support, and colleagues support in the prediction of profile membership.  ...  , levels of deep acting, we found no evidence for a profile characterized by high levels of surface acting and low levels of deep acting.  ... 
doi:10.1080/02678373.2018.1502835 fatcat:hod7jizcybav3bn3xwyqigsehy


Joaquim Massana i Raurich, Carles Pous i Sabadí
2018 Zenodo  
Therefore, it is necessary to dispose of the systems of prediction of the electrical consumption that, based on the available data, forecast the consumption of the next hours, days or months, in the most  ...  Taking into account the advantages that it presents in transport and the needs of homes and industry, energy is transformed into electricity.  ...  of the hourly and daily profiles, based on sensor data.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3382282 fatcat:qz26swlnlbhjdbsl6ftefbo6ty
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