Ergonomics Risk Assessment of Graphics Tablet Users Using the Rapid Upper Limb Assessment Tool
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The graphics tablet has become the most used in the field of digital art and the most important hardware equipment, more and more designers are using graphics tablet for painting, which inevitably leads to musculoskeletal disorders such as sore shoulders, cervical spine pain and neck pain. The best approach is to provide good interventions, this research mainly includes three aspects: First, evaluates the ergonomic risk level of graphics tablet users using the Rapid Upper Limb Assessment (RULA) tool. Second, evaluates the correlation between musculoskeletal disorders and ergonomic risk level of graphics tablet users. Third, provides ergonomic intervention measures, wrong posture prevention and correct posture advice for graphics tablet users.
KeywordsGraphics tablet Musculoskeletal disorders RULA Rapid upper limb assessment
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