The checklist presented below is from the book Kodak's Ergonomic Design for People at Work. It helps users to identify any job risk factors that my be present in the job. This checklist is applicable to jobs requiring the routine handling of objects of 10 pounds or more.
|Checklist for the Prevention of Manual Handling Risks|
|Checklist for MMH Us Units|
|Ergonomic Principles for Manual Handling Tasks|
|The Ergonomic Toolbox|
|Factors Important to the Specs of MMH Aids|
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