Ergonomic Evaluation of a Local Tool Distribution Facility: A Manual Handling Risk Assessment for the Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders

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2024

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Raymond, Lorilei

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The Student completed a Manual Handling Risk Assessment at a local tool distribution company to assess potential risks of musculoskeletal disorders, along with curating a safety training module over proper body mechanics for warehouse personnel. A pre and post-test survey was given to 7 employees to illustrate the effects of education on performing tasks safely during warehouse operations, indicating an increase in knowledge on safe practices.

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Ergonomics, Evaluation, REBA, RULA, Industrial, Warehouse, Body mechanics, Musculoskeletal disorders, Manual handling

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