Multitask Analysis of Whole Body Working Postures by TACOs: Criteria and Tools
Work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs) are very common in different professional profiles due to the awkward postures maintained during their work.
TACOs (Timing Assessment Computerized Strategy) method enables to assess this risk starting from work organizational study to identify the various tasks making up the job and it offers criteria for calculating scores even in highly complex scenarios where individuals perform multiple tasks sometimes over cycles lasting longer than one day (weekly, monthly, yearly).
KeywordsBiomechanical overload Risk assessment Occupational awkward postures TACOs method Musculoskeletal disorders Multitask analysis
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