Journal of Ergonomics

Journal of Ergonomics
Open Access

ISSN: 2165-7556

Mukesh Das

Department of Research and Studies, Manav Rachna University, Faridabad, India

  • Research Article   
    Identification of Occupational Health Hazards in Sheet Metal Industry through REBA and RULA Method
    Author(s): Mukesh Das*

    The small-scale sheet metal industry involves repetitive processes such as blanking, bending, punching, drilling, welding, and tapping. Workers in the profession are continually exposed to work-related stresses and injuries while working for long hours. Occupational health is concerned with risk factors that can have harmful consequences on workers and, in some cases, render them permanently disabled. Ergonomics is an inherent study of the design and assessment of equipm ent, machinery, workers, and workplace conditions for safe, pleasant, and effective human functioning to enhance the working lives of industrial employees. This study conducts an ergonomic evaluation of working postures, workstation design, and working conditions in the sheet metal industry. The primary goal is to identify Occupational Health Hazard (OHH) for the workers and suggest better.. View More»

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