Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health

Book : Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health

Author : * --

Language : English

Episode : Health-Safety-Environment

Publishing Location : Danimarka

ISSN : 0355-3140

Skin : 27-2

Period : bimonthly

Published Date : 2001

Publisher : Finnish Institute of Occupational Health

Document Type : Periodical

Book No : 1429

INDEX

CONTENTS - volume 27, suppl 2, 2001
Abbreviations
3 Summary
5 Introduction
5 Background and purpose
6 Historical perspective
9 Selection of standards and guidelines
9 Inclusion criteria
9 Target area and subdivision of standards
9 Information retrieval
10 Presentation of standards
10 General ergonomic standards
16 Guidelines for manual materials handling
16 Guidelines based on the NIOSH lifting equation
21 Other guidelines
21 Guidelines for repetition, force or posture in monotonous,
repetitive work
26 Vibration standards
28 Guidelines for energy consumption
30 Guidelines for specific industries
32 Acute overload guidelines
33 Evaluation
33 Evaluation criteria
34 Evaluation
35 Quantitative standards
39 Process-type standards
42 Discussion
45 Present status in the Nordic countries
45 Sweden
46 Norway
46 Finland
47 Denmark
48 Conclusions and recommendations: what should be
implemented?
49 Acknowledgments
50 References