alexa Abstract | Ergonomics Analysis in the Scarfing Process by OWAS, NIOSH and Nordic Body Map’s Method at Slab Steel Plant’s Division
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International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology
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MuskuloskeletalDissorders(MSDs) are conditions that cause pain and impair normal activities. MSDs is a kind of degenerative disease. Based on the observation this condition was identified at Scarfing process in Slab Stell Company. In that company Scarfing process is process conducted to find defect product and fix it.The operator should move Scarfing Machine manually. Based on Nordic Body Map questionnaire operators felt pain at upper neck, left wrist, right wrist, lower neck, waist, right elbow, and leg. For decreasing MSDs risk this research gave body postur recommendation and machine movement method. Body posture recommendation was generated besed on Ovako Work Posture Analysis System (OWAS). Meanwhile, Machine movement method was generated based on NIOSH.

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Author(s): Nasir Widha Setyanto, RembaYanuar Efranto, Rio Prasetyo Lukodono, Aisah Dirawidya


Ergonomics, MSDs,NIOSH, Nordic Body Map, OWAS, Structural Steel,Structural Steel,Structural Steel,Structural Steel,Stainless Steel,Steel Industry,Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science

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