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Accession Number PB2013-105839
Title Acceptable Weight of Lift for Extended Workshifts.
Publication Date Aug 1984
Media Count 163p
Personal Author A. Mital C. Mital N. Sanghavi R. L. Shell S. Ramanan
Abstract The principal objectives of this research project were to generate the maximum acceptable weight of lift data for extended workshifts (twelve hours per day) for the industrial population and to develop models for predicting lifting capability of individua ...
Keywords Exercise(Physiology)
Humans
Industrial hygiene
Manual lifting
Materials handling
Performance(Human)
Psychophysological testing
Repetitive work
Research project
Weight factors
Work schedules
Working conditions


 
Source Agency National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
NTIS Subject Category 57U - Public Health & Industrial Medicine
57W - Stress Physiology
95D - Human Factors Engineering
Corporate Author Cincinnati Univ., OH. Ergonomics and Engineering Controls Research Lab.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Final rept.
NTIS Issue Number 1314
Contract Number N/A

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