Evolution of a Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorder Risk Assessment Tool. The Case of CERA

  • Gyula SzabóEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1215)


The Composite Ergonomic Risk Assessment (CERA) is a well-known and popular tool in Hungary for estimating work-related musculoskeletal risks. CERA applies the requirements of the EN 1005 standard series and implements and practical solutions like discomfort mapping. The original paper-pencil version is available in Hungarian, English and Russian, and shortened versions are available for different jobs, e.g. office work, waste sorting and also motion-capture-based versions emerged. This paper describes the further development of this specific tool.


Composite Ergonomic Risk Assessment Musculoskeletal risk assessment Hungary Ergonomics CERA 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Bánki Donát Faculty of Mechanical and Safety EngineeringÓbuda UniversityBudapestHungary

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