Controlling the ergonomic hazards of wiring tasks for household appliances. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

@article{1999ControllingTE,
  title={Controlling the ergonomic hazards of wiring tasks for household appliances. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.},
  author={},
  journal={Applied occupational and environmental hygiene},
  year={1999},
  volume={14 5},
  pages={
          289-91
        }
}
    Employees who perform repetitive wiring tasks on assembly lines may be at risk of developing carpal tunnel syndrome and other musculoskeletal disorders of the hand, wrist, and arm. Because 88% of household appliances are electrically powered, many workers assembling household appliances perform wiring operations. Some workers attach up to five wires during a 20-second cycle time. Workers who make the connections by hand often wrap their fingers with tape at the location of contact stresses. The… CONTINUE READING

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