Reduction of Spinal Loads Through Adjustable Interventions at the Origin and Destination of Palletizing Tasks


From Human Factors: The Journal of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. This article evaluates the effectiveness of two interventions: a self-leveling pallet carousel designed to position the loads vertically and horizontally at origin, and an adjustable cart designed to raise loads vertically at destination to reduce spine loads. Low back disorders among workers in manual material handling industries are very prevalent and have been linked to manual palletizing operations. Evidence into the ...

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Reduction of Spinal Loads Through Adjustable Interventions at the Origin and Destination of Palletizing Tasks

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