Proceedings of the ergonomics summer workshop uc

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Unformatted text preview: ed 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. Table B (Neck, Trunk, Legs Posture Score) Trunk Posture Score 1 Neck 1 2 3 4 5 6 2 3 4 5 6 Leg Score 1 2 1 3 2 3 3 3 5 5 7 7 8 8 Leg Score 1 2 2 3 2 3 3 4 5 6 7 7 8 8 Leg Score 1 2 3 4 4 5 4 5 6 7 7 8 8 8 Leg Score 1 2 5 5 5 5 5 6 7 7 8 8 8 9 Leg Score 1 2 6 6 6 7 6 7 7 7 8 8 9 9 Leg Score 1 2 7 7 7 7 7 7 8 8 8 8 9 9 Table B Score + Muscle Use + Force Score ⇒ Score D Page 11 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. Table C (Grand Total Score Table) Grand Total Score Score C* 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Score D = Score from Table B + Muscle Use Score + Force 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1 2 3 3 4 5 5 5 5 2 2 3 4 4 5 5 5 5 3 3 3 4 4 5 6 6 6 3 3 3 4 5 6 6 6 6 4 4 4 5 6 7 7 7 7 4 4 5 6 6 7 7 7 7 5 5 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 5 5 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 5 5 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 * Where Score C = Upper Limb Posture from Table A + Muscle Use (left/right) + Force (left/right) ACTION LEVEL ONE : A score of one or two indicates that posture is acceptable if it is not maintained or repeated for long periods of time. ACTION LEVEL TWO: A score of three or four indicates that further investigation is needed and changes may be required. ACTION LEVEL THREE: A score of five or six indicates investigation and changes are required soon. ACTION LEVEL FOUR: A score of seven or more indicates investigation and changes are required immediately....
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