Efficacy of adjusting working height and mechanizing of transport on physical work demands and local discomfort in construction work.

@article{Molen2004EfficacyOA,
  title={Efficacy of adjusting working height and mechanizing of transport on physical work demands and local discomfort in construction work.},
  author={Henk F. van der Molen and Robin Grouwstra and P. Paul F. M. Kuijer and Judith K. Sluiter and Monique H. W. Frings-Dresen},
  journal={Ergonomics},
  year={2004},
  volume={47 7},
  pages={772-83}
}
The efficacy of ergonomics measures to reduce physical work demands in a real working situation is often assumed, but seldom studied. In this study, the effect of adjusting working height and mechanization of transport on physical work demands and local discomfort of bricklayers' work was evaluated during a field experiment in the construction industry. In… CONTINUE READING