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Ergonomic and Psychosocial Aspects of Electrical Energy Maintenance Activities on Transmission Lines

  • Sandra F. Bezerra Gemma
  • Renan Primo
  • José Luiz Pereira Brittes
  • Milton Shoiti Misuta
  • Eduardo Penteado Lacusta Junior
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 824)

Abstract

In recent years, the electric power sector has undergone considerable changes, contributing to the increase of accidents, mainly in the maintenance activity of transmission lines. The purpose of this project is to identify ergonomic and psychosocial aspects in this activity, through the Ergonomic Work Analysis (EWA), applied to an electric energy concessionaire. This research is underway and the initial results point to the relevance of the organizational aspects associated to the profile of the new workers.

Keywords

Ergonomics Electricians Linemen Electric sector 

Notes

Acknowledgment

CPFL Energia, ANEEL - Agência Nacional de Energia Elétrica/P&D - Programa de Pesquisa e Desenvolvimento, School of Aplied Science – University of Campinas.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sandra F. Bezerra Gemma
    • 1
  • Renan Primo
    • 1
  • José Luiz Pereira Brittes
    • 1
  • Milton Shoiti Misuta
    • 1
  • Eduardo Penteado Lacusta Junior
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Applied SciencesUniversity of CampinasLimeira, São PauloBrazil
  2. 2.CPFL Energia CompanyCampinas, São PauloBrazil

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