Ergonomic Evaluation of Working Position Using the Reba Method – Case Study

Michał Pałęga, Dariusz Rydz, Dorota Wojtyto, Alexander Arbuz
2019 System Safety: Human - Technical Facility - Environment  
Provision of professional work is very often associated with the worker's exposure to the occurrence of various types of threats. Some of the most important include those related to physical overload. Excessive strain on the musculoskeletal system can lead to muscle, ligament and tendon injuries. Therefore, it is necessary to evaluate the workplace in terms of its ergonomics. This paper presents the assessment of the load of the worker's movement system using the REBA method, which takes into
more » ... count the location of: head with neck, torso, lower limb, as well as hands with the wrist, forearm and arm.
doi:10.2478/czoto-2019-0008 fatcat:glkg66wz4rhong3r7m2dr5u544