NIOSH Lifting Equation General description and development of the method

    General description and development of the method The NIOSH Lifting Equation is a method to assess risk of low-back disorders in jobs with repeated lifting. It consists of two primary products, the recommended weight limit (RWL) and the lifting index (LI). The RWL is defined for a specific set of task conditions as the weight of the load that nearly all… CONTINUE READING