Search for dissertations about: "thesis on ergonomics in workplace"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 30 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis on ergonomics in workplace.

  1. 1. The healthy construction workplace : best practices in the Swedish construction industry to prevent work-related musculosketal disorders among construction workers

    Author : Romuald Rwamamara; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Construction Engineering and Management; Byggproduktion; Industrial Work Environment; Industriell produktionsmiljö;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on the reduction of work-related musculoskeletal disorders through the successful strategies contributing to a healthy construction workplace. The aim of this work is to contribute towards the understanding of a healthy construction workplace brought about by the best practices implemented by large construction sites. READ MORE

  2. 2. Safety management on multi-employer worksites : Responsibilities and power relations in the mining industry

    Author : Magnus Nygren; Lena Abrahamsson; Mats Jakobsson; Johan Sanne; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Arbetsvetenskap; Human Work Sciences;

    Abstract : The focus of this thesis is on the division of legal responsibilities for occupational safety management on multi-employer worksites in the mining industry. The empirical basis is a study conducted between 2013 and 2016 consisting of interviews and observations focusing on primarily managers, supervisors, coordinators and safety specialists from a Swedish mining company and a number of its contractors. READ MORE

  3. 3. Participatory Ergonomics in Product Development and Workplace Design Supported by Computerised Visualisation and Human Modelling

    Author : Anders Sundin; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : product development; human modelling; workplace design; participatory ergonomics; computerised visualisation; computer manikin; production system;

    Abstract : This thesis discusses and reports on improvements in workplace design and product development, with focus on production systems in industrial environments. The processes of workplace design and product development are considered to be both complex and placed under significant time pressure. READ MORE

  4. 4. Development, application, and reliability of methods for ergonomic workload assessments in production evaluation and workstation design

    Author : Ida-Märta Rhen; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders; Risk assessment; Direct measurement; Biomechanical Exposure; Systematic Observation; Digital Human Modelling; Ergonomics; Workplace Design; Simulation; Reliability;

    Abstract : Ergonomics assessments of conditions for humans at workstations and in manufacturing processes are necessary to prevent work-related musculoskeletal disorders and enhance efficiency and quality. Many methods can be used for this from systematic observations to direct measurements and simulation. READ MORE

  5. 5. On the Determination of Reactive Compounds in Aerosols

    Author : Mårten Spanne; Ergonomi och aerosolteknologi; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Environmental technology; industrial hygiene; isocyanates; particles; sampling; aerosols; pollution control; Miljöteknik; kontroll av utsläpp;

    Abstract : Many sources of airborne contaminants have always been present in various work environments. With the development of thermosetting plastic systems, the use of reactive chemical compounds was greatly increased and thus also the risk of exposure to reactive and potentially hazardous compounds. READ MORE