Ergonomics Using Ergonomics to Enhance Safe Production at a Surface Coal Mine — A Case Study with Powder Crews Column

@inproceedings{TormaKrajewski2009ErgonomicsUE,
  title={Ergonomics Using Ergonomics to Enhance Safe Production at a Surface Coal Mine — A Case Study with Powder Crews Column},
  author={Janet Torma-Krajewski and Richard Unger and William Wiehagen and Retired Ann Etcheverry},
  year={2009}
}
5Bridger Coal Company, Point of Rocks, Wyoming 6Currently with EnCana, Rock Springs, Wyoming Job tasks that involve exposure to work-related musculoskeletal disorder (WMSD) risk factors may impact both the risk of injury and production downtime. Common WMSD risks factors associated with mining tasks include forceful exertions, awkward postures, repetitive motion, jolting and jarring, forceful gripping, contact stress, and whole body and segmental vibration. Mining environments that expose… CONTINUE READING