Essays about: "ergonomic risks"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 essays containing the words ergonomic risks.

  1. 1. Safety system design in human-robot collaboration : Implementation for a demonstrator case in compliance with ISO/TS 15066

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Carolin Schaffert; [2019]
    Keywords : human-robot collaboration; HRC and safety; human-robot interaction and safety;

    Abstract : A close collaboration between humans and robots is one approach to achieve flexible production flows and a high degree of automation at the same time. In human-robot collaboration, both entities work alongside each other in a fenceless, shared environment. READ MORE

  2. 2. The IKEA Industry way of ergonomic risk assessment : Development of a global standard for ergonomic risk assessment

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Angelica Sroka; [2019]
    Keywords : Ergonomic risk assessment; furniture; factories; ergonomic; benchmarking; ergonomic risks; participatory ergonomics; Ergonomisk riskbedömning; möbler; fabrik; ergonomi; benchmarking; ergonomiska risker; deltagande ergonomi;

    Abstract : In 2018 IKEA Industry, the largest producer of wood-based furniture for IKEA customers presented their sustainability strategy for Financial Year 2025. In Health & Safety, they want to minimize ergonomic risks at their factories. READ MORE

  3. 3. Improving the packaging of Crosslaminated timber : A master thesis that examines the environment and methods at Martinsons Såg, Bygdsiljum

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Viktor Berglund; [2018]
    Keywords : Flow optimisation; Lean; OWAS; Working conditions; Throughput improvement; Waste flow;

    Abstract : This thesis is the final assignment for the program master of science in Industrial Design Engineering at luleå university of technology. The timespan is September of 2017 and early January 2018 and is equivalent to 30 high school credits. The work was performed at Martinsons Såg in Bygdsiljum, Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. A visualization approach for improved interpretation and evaluation of assembly line balancing solutions

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för ingenjörsvetenskap

    Author : Victor Azamfirei; [2018]
    Keywords : Human-robot collaboration; robot; assembly line balancing; RALB; visualization; literature review; IPS IMMA; sustainability; Digital Human Modelling DHM; Simulation; Workstation Design; ISO 15066;

    Abstract : Future manufacturing will be characterized by the complementarity between humans and automation (human-robot collaboration). This requires new methods and tools for the design and operation of optimized manufacturing workplaces in terms of ergonomics, safety, efficiency, complexity management and work satisfaction. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Work Environment of Welding Operators at Volvo Group Trucks Operations : An Investigation to Reduce the Risk of Musculoskeletal Disorders Among Welders

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Linda Jonsson Roos; [2018]
    Keywords : MSDs; Work environment; Manual welders; Welding work; Physical strain; Work postures; Belastningsrelaterade skador; arbetsmiljö; manuella svetsare; svetsarbete; fysisk belastning; arbetsställningar;

    Abstract : This master thesis report presents a 20 weeks long project within Industrial design engineering at Luleå University of Technology, performed at Volvo Group Trucks Operations in Umeå. Since the company from a previous study knew that the operators on segment two work in unfavorable work postures, a further investigation of the operators’ work environment was needed. READ MORE