Integrating human factors and ergonomics in a participatory program for improvements of work systems: An effectiveness study

@article{Fonseca2016IntegratingHF,
  title={Integrating human factors and ergonomics in a participatory program for improvements of work systems: An effectiveness study},
  author={H. M. Fonseca and Nelma Ferreira dos Santos and Isabel F. Loureiro and Pedro M. Arezes},
  journal={2016 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM)},
  year={2016},
  pages={1579-1583}
}
  • H. M. Fonseca, Nelma Ferreira dos Santos, +1 author Pedro M. Arezes
  • Published 2016
  • Engineering
  • 2016 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM)
  • The aim of this study was to analyze the effectiveness of the implementation of a constructive measure defined through a participatory ergonomic program taking into account an ergonomic evaluation and workers' perception about risk factors related to task performance. A case study was conducted on a workstation of a textile industry. Through the participatory program implementation, a prototype was designed with workers contributions. A questionnaire was made to assess the level of pain… CONTINUE READING

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