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Manual Lifting: A Guide to the Study of Simple and Complex Lifting Tasks

Manual Lifting: A Guide to the Study of Simple and Complex Lifting Tasks

D. Colombini et al.

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Description:

This book explains how revised NIOSH Lifting Equation (RNLE) methods can be applied to evaluate single, composite, variable, and sequential lifting tasks, and explores how to interpret and apply the results according to international standards and guidelines. Different manual lifting scenarios from simple to complex are outlined, and examples of calculation using simple tools are provided for each scenario. Features include:

  • Supplies guidelines for the application of current ISO and EN standards
  • Presents applications of RNLE for all types of lifting tasks
  • Includes a special chapter devoted to procedures for active health surveillance of workers who perform manual handling tasks
  • Explains procedures and applications with examples
“This is the most thorough treatment that I have seen on the subject of manual material handling.” — Cliff Pollard, CIH, CSP
ISBN: 978-1-4398-5663-5

Product Details:

Product ID: 12-009
Publication Year: 2012
Page length: 256 pages