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A Review on Ergonomics Risk Factors and Health Effects Associated with Manual Materials Handling

Al Amin, Mohamed Sultan and Isa , Halim and Nor Akramin, Mohamad and Febrian, Idral and Taufik, , (2013) A Review on Ergonomics Risk Factors and Health Effects Associated with Manual Materials Handling. Advanced Engineering Forum. pp. 251-256. ISSN 2234-991X

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Abstract

In the industrial workplaces, manual materials handling is a necessity for the workers. However, improper materials handling technique can contribute to occupational injuries. The objective of this paper is to provide information on ergonomics risk factors and health effects associated with manual materials handling. Ergonomics risk factors include awkward posture, excessive load, and extreme temperature has been identified as main contributors to poor occupational health in manual materials handling activities

Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Manufacturing Engineering > Department of Manufacturing Management
Depositing User: Dr. Isa Halim
Date Deposited: 09 Jan 2014 02:21
Last Modified: 28 May 2015 04:11
URI: http://eprints.utem.edu.my/id/eprint/10521

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