The MSD Risk Assessment Among Forklift Operators as a Source of Data for Ergonomic Intervention—Comparison of Two Tools

KATARZYNA JACH

Abstract


Two different methods: REBA (Rapid Entire Body Assessment) and the revised Quick Exposure Check (QEC) were applied for the assessment of three jobs involving forklift truck driving. The application of MSD risk assessment tools was followed by ergonomic checklists analysis. The results were used for ergonomic intervention program. Although both methods shown their usefulness in the MSD risk assessment, QEC results were more specific, gave more detailed information about possible ways of ergonomic intervention and better showed the decrease of MSD risk as an effect of changes applied.

Keywords


REBA (Rapid Entire Body Assessment), QEC (Quick Exposure Check), musculoskeletal disordersText


DOI
10.12783/dtssehs/ise2018/33658

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