Search for dissertations about: "Ergonomists"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 swedish dissertations containing the word Ergonomists.

  1. 1. Ergonomists’ risk assessments : From guesstimates to strategic approaches

    Author : Kristina Eliasson; Teresia Nyman; Mikael Forsman; Therese Hellman; Magnus Svartengren; Cecilia Österman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Occupational Health Services; Ergonomics; Exposure assessment; Risk assessment tools; Preventive Occupational Health and Safety management; Work Environment; Risk management; Company representatives; Collaboration; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; Arbets- och miljömedicin;

    Abstract : Musculoskeletal disorders are among the most prevalent causes of work-related ill-health, consequently risk assessments of hazardous factors related to these disorders are important for prevention. Occupational Health Services (OHS) providers are independent experts, supporting employers regarding work environment issues and rehabilitation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Occupational health services in the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders : Processes, tools and organizational aspects

    Author : Kristina Eliasson; Jörgen Eklund; Teresia Nyman; Mikael Forsman; Jens Wahlström; KTH; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Risk assessment; Ergonomists; Observation-based tools; Inter-observer reliability; Intra-observer reliability; Riskbedömning; Ergonomer; Observationsverktyg; Interbedömarreliabilitet; Intrabedömarreliabilitet; Teknik och hälsa; Technology and Health;

    Abstract : Work-related musculoskeletal disorders are associated with high costs and it is essential to prevent them. Occupational Health Services(OHS) provide expert services regarding work environment, health and rehabilitation of work related disorders. READ MORE

  3. 3. Assessment and design of industrial manual handling to reduce physical ergonomics hazards : – use and development of assessment tools

    Author : Carl Lind; Jörgen Eklund; Linda Rose; Annika Vänje; Esa-Pekka Takala; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Ergonomics; Human Factors; Risk Assessment; Hazard Assessment; Screening; Observation; the RAMP tool; Design; Lifting; Pushing; Pulling; Postures; Usability; Musculoskeletal Disorders; Ergonomists; Evaluation; Reliability.; Ergonomi; Human Factors; Manuell Hantering; Riskbedömningar; Screening; Observation; RAMP verktyget; Design; Lyft; Skjuta; Dra; Arbetsställningar; Användbarhet; Belastningsbesvär; Ergonomer; Utvärdering; Reliabilitet.; Teknik och hälsa; Technology and Health;

    Abstract : Despite efforts of reducing harmful physical ergonomics exposures related to manual handling, the occurrence of heavy or repetitive manual handling, and non-neutral postures is high in many occupational sectors. To reduce these exposures, interventions and job design strategies can utilize risk assessment. READ MORE

  4. 4. Occupational Health Services Professionals; skills, needs and experiences shared in a learning network : Co-operative inquiry performed in the manufacturing sector

    Author : Lena Nord Nilsson; Jörgen Eklund; Annika Vänje; Stig Vinberg; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Occupational Safety and Health; Work Environment; Ergonomics; Ergonomists; Occupational Safety and Health Engineers; Företagshälsovård; lärande nätverk; tillverkningsindustri; säkerhet och hälsa; arbetsmiljö; ergonomi; ergonom; arbetsmiljöingenjör; Teknik och hälsa; Technology and Health;

    Abstract : Work environment conditions can influence individuals, organisations as well as society, and economic consequences can be extensive. The employer is responsible for the work environment,but must engage Occupational Health Services (OHS) or similar if the own competenceis not sufficient. READ MORE

  5. 5. Methods to assess physical load at work : With a focus on the neck and upper extremities

    Author : Peter Palm; Mikael Forsman; Magnus Svartengren; Svend Erik Mathiassen; Eva Vingård; Esa Pekka Takala; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; risk assessment; physical load; upper extremities; ergonomics; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; Arbets- och miljömedicin;

    Abstract : To prevent work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), useful, reliable and valid methods for assessing physical workload and risks for MSDs are needed. Ergonomists often assess work by short visual observations without a specific tool. READ MORE