Ergonomics and design, ordering and using of Machinery

Physical stress

Physical stress may determine strain, that can lead to disorders of, among others, the musculoskeletal system and cardiovascular system.

The musculoskeletal disorders represent one of the most frequent type of disorders in occupational health.

Factors such as size and weight of objects handled, working posture, frequency and duration of manual handling may contribute to activities being hazardous to health.

Read more: sheet physical stress (PDF, 65 kB), and contribute below to the discussion on this sheet.


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