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International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics

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Ergonomics Hazards Analysis of Linemen’s Power Line Fixing Work in China

Autorzy Yu, M.  Sun, L.  Du, J.  Wu, F. 
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Języki publikacji EN
EN This study used qualitative and quantitative methods, such as OWAS (Ovako working posture analysis system) and behavior observation, to analyze musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) risk factors of power line fixing work in China. Video-based sampling was used to record and analyze the frequency and posture of on-pole activities. Those key subtasks showed ergonomics characteristics of on-pole fixing tasks. Insulator-fixing was the longest subtask (33% of total working time). Bar-installing was the second longest (26% of total working time). It was evident that bar-installing and insulator-fixing were full of hazardous risks. The action categories of the 2 subtasks were higher than of the other ones. The 2 subtasks were also time-consuming, difficult and induced MSDs. Assistant linemen faced more hazardous factors than chief linemen.
Słowa kluczowe
EN ergonomics   hazards   linemen   musculoskeletal disorders  
Wydawca Taylor & Francis
Czasopismo International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics
Rocznik 2009
Tom Vol. 15, No. 3
Strony 309--317
Opis fizyczny Bibliogr. 13 poz., rys., tab., wykr.
autor Yu, M.
autor Sun, L.
  • School of Management, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China
autor Du, J.
  • School of Management, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China
autor Wu, F.
  • School of Management, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China
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