In collaboration with rani lueder drs corlett and

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Unformatted text preview: . In collaboration with Rani Lueder, Drs. Corlett and Barson recently refined the RULA for a specific application. These changes were established to increase its' relevance for evaluating computer work. This version was incorporated into an expert system. A review of these suggested changes follow. 1 Humanics ErgoSystems, Inc. P.O. Box 17388, Encino, CA, 91416-7388. McAtamney, L. and Corlett, E.N. (1993) RULA: A survey method for the investigation of work-related upper limb disorders. Applied Ergonomics, 24 (2), 91-99. 2 Humanics ErgoSystems, Inc. © Humanics ErgoSystems, Inc. Page 2 In: Lueder, R (1996) A Proposed RULA for Computer Users. Proceedings of the Ergonomics Summer Workshop, UC Berkeley Center for Occupational & Environmental Health Continuing Education Program, San Francisco, August 8-9, 1996. Notes: ü +1 point = Work with raised shoulders ü OR speak on the phone on average at least 10 min./hr ü AND sometimes “scrunch” neck when speaking on the phone. (Maximum 1 point for any of these conditions) Maximum Upper Arm Score = 6 points. Page 3 In: Lueder, R (1996) A Proposed RULA for Computer Users. Proceedings of the Ergonomics Summer Workshop, UC Berkeley Center for Occupational & Environmental Health Continuing Education Program, San Francisco,...
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