Ergonomic analysis of working postures Çalişma duruşlarinin ergonomik analizi

AKAY D., Daǧdeviren M., KURT M.

Journal of the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture of Gazi University, vol.18, no.3, pp.73-84, 2003 (Scopus) identifier


One goal of ergonomics is to provide better working postures for achieving an appropriate balance between worker capabilities and working requirements to optimize worker's safety and health together with productivity of the overall system. In this study, the importance of the of working posture, occupational diseases due to the working postures, one of the working postures techniques, namely, OWAS and the application of this technique to a car-service station were introduced. Suggestions to improve working postures in the car-service station were also mentioned.