Postmen activity's analysis

Fabíola Reinert, Cristina Lucio
2012 Work : A journal of Prevention, Assesment and rehabilitation  
This study examines the postmen activity and the bag used in their task, which should transport the weight without affecting the locomotor system and the attitude of the worker. Studies were conducted on the activity of the postmen and transportation of loads, analyzing functional and ergonomic aspects of load distribution, as well as surveys with users, which made it possible to verify and prove the problems presented. Thus, the following work was developed in order to demonstrate the
more » ... e of applying an ergonomic product design. Figure 01 -Intensity of discomfort / pain during the work: moderate, sufficient and intolerable in the three images on the left and intensity somatory on the extreme right.
doi:10.3233/wor-2012-0894-5603 fatcat:fua5zwy65nabfdp7igjdfoml3y