Ergonomics Study for Injection Moulding Section using RULA and REBA Techniques
|International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT)||
|© 2016 by IJETT Journal|
|Year of Publication : 2016|
|Authors : Sahebagowda, Vinayak Kulkarni, Chetan Kapali
|DOI : 10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V36P254|
Sahebagowda, Vinayak Kulkarni, Chetan Kapali"Ergonomics Study for Injection Moulding Section using RULA and REBA Techniques", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V36(6),294-301 June 2016. ISSN:2231-5381. www.ijettjournal.org. published by seventh sense research group
Ergonomics enhances human performance including the health, safety and productivity of workers. This project is carried out at the one of the reputed plastic industry. The main aim of the project is to identify the work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs) by using Rapid upper limb assessment (RULA) and rapid entire body assessment (REBA) techniques and design the new working area, which reduces the WMSDs, two work stations are conceded based on manual assessment and Egronomical study is concerned about various work related disorders and their reduction using ergonomically designed work station.
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