Anthropometric table 5.7for seating workstation pdf

As there is little published data on motorcyclists, an anthropometric survey of 140 UK motorcyclists was undertaken, together with a brief questionnaire survey covering demographic details and motorcycling experience. Additionally an investigation of knee position on a static motorcycle anthropometric table 5.7for seating workstation pdf rig was undertaken. Six body dimensions relevant to the design of the riding package of a motorcycle were considered. It was found that the population of motorcyclists, both male and female, were taller than the general population with mean statures of 1774.

Check if you have access through your login credentials or your institution. 1996 Published by Elsevier Ltd. Ergonomics plays vital role to improve health and productivity at workplace and in last two decades it find importance to redesign workplace. In this context, the project has been carried out in an integrated steel plant located in central India where most of the crane operator was continuously suffering from muscular pain in different body parts.

Risk of MSD was identified by detailed questionnaire from 27 crane operator. It was revealed that almost all crane operators were continuously suffering from some kind of MSD. Based on the anthropometric data of 50 percentile Indian male, ergonomic assessment, redesign and evaluation of crane cabin was carried out in CATIA-V5 software. This study shows that intervention of ergonomics in workplace reduces the mismatch between man and machine and makes workplace comfortable for work. As there is little published data on motorcyclists, an anthropometric survey of 140 UK motorcyclists was undertaken, together with a brief questionnaire survey covering demographic details and motorcycling experience. Additionally an investigation of knee position on a static motorcycle test rig was undertaken.