The effects of operator position, pallet orientation, and palletizing condition on low back loads in manual bag palletizing operations


Many mining commodities are packaged and shipped using bags. Small bags are typically loaded onto pallets for transport and require a significant amount of manual handling by workers. This specific task of manual bag handling has been associated with the development of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), especially low back disorders. This study evaluates the biomechanical demands of different work layouts when performing manual palletizing of small bags, and evaluates the biomechanical stresses ...

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The effects of operator position, pallet orientation, and palletizing condition on low back loads in manual bag palletizing operations

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