Assessing physical strain in construction workforce: A first step for improving safety and productiv

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  title={Assessing physical strain in construction workforce: A first step for improving safety and productiv},
  author={Umberto Gatti and Giovanni Migliaccio and Suzanne M.C. Schneider and Rafael Fierro},
  year={2010}
}
Safety issues impact construction workforce and industry, for example by generating extra costs and delays. Achieving planned levels of productivity is crucial for the overall success of a construction project. Despite improvements in equipment and workplace ergonomics, the construction industry is still characterized by physically demanding activities and stressful environments. Excessive physical strain on the workers leads to decreased productivity, inattentiveness, poor quality work… CONTINUE READING

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