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Ergonomic machine design in metalworking, checklist and evaluation sheet

Type
Guides & Tools
Country
Germany
Languages
German
Provider
German Social Accident Insurance - DGUV

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Description

Description: 

Ergonomic machine design, checklist and evaluation sheet: In order to assess the ergonomic design of metalworking machines, the Woodworking and metalworking expert committee of the German Statutory Accident Insurance - DGUV has developed the "Ergonomic machine design, checklist and evaluation sheet". Containing a wealth of normative requirements, recommendations and explanations and reflecting the state of the art, the checklist serves as a tool during the design of new machinery and machine modifications. It is also a practical aid to users for the acceptance of machinery or machine modifications and for the risk assessment of existing machines. In addition, it can be helpful for determining the necessary protective measures to ensure the provision of safe and ergonomic work equipment.

Ergonomic machine design in metalworking, checklist and evaluation sheet

Detailed Information

Sector / Industry covered: 
Manufacture of metal forming machinery and machine tools
Repair of fabricated metal products, machinery and equipment
Hazards: 
Awkward postures
Other
Poor work environment, e.g lighting
Repetitive movements/work
Vibrations
Hazards other: 
unsafe machines, human-system interactions
Health effects: 
MSDs unspecified
Prevention measures: 
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
All (no specific group)
Purpose of the material: 
Guidance
Risk assessment
Target audience: 
Employers
Other
Target audiences other: 
tools and machines designer and manufacturer
Priority area: 
Prevention
Date of Publication / Year : 
2018