Manual handling of loads: the point of view of experts involved in the application of EC Directive 90/269.

@article{Grieco1997ManualHO,
  title={Manual handling of loads: the point of view of experts involved in the application of EC Directive 90/269.},
  author={Antonio Grieco and Enrico Occhipinti and Daniela Colombini and Giovanni Molteni},
  journal={Ergonomics},
  year={1997},
  volume={40 10},
  pages={
          1035-56
        }
}
This paper illustrates the viewpoint of a group of Italian research workers who have been directly involved in providing criteria and guidelines for application of EC Directive 90/269, Manual handling of loads. The problems posed by application of the Directive in Italy and which are mainly related to exposure assessment, health surveillance and risk management (work and workplace redesign) are thoroughly examined. Major questions still to be solved include defining methods for assessment of… CONTINUE READING
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