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October 12th, 2015

The Bottom Line: The Bottom Line: 2 is the New 3

In the second installment of “The Bottom Line”, Certified Professional Ergonomist and Managing Consultant, Blake McGowan, summarizes a 2014 study conducted by a team of researchers, including Tom Waters, of NIOSH. They determined a new lifting index limit.

View the first Bottom Line video, “The Optimal Distance for Palletizing“.

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Lu ML, Waters TR, Krieg E, Werren D (2014). Efficacy of the revised NIOSH lifting equation to predict risk of low-back pain associated with manual lifting: a one-year prospective study.  Hum Factors. Feb;56(1):73-85.

 

 

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