Physical Work Intensity of In-Plant Milk Run Operator. Part I - Guidelines for Assessment

  • Aleksandra Polak-SopinskaEmail author
  • Magdalena Wrobel-Lachowska
  • Zbigniew Wisniewski
  • Irena Jalmuzna
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 793)


In European norms and standards, information about maximum weight and maximum force can be found, but there is lack of unified regulations about maximum admissible energy expenditure during work. The paper presents the intensity of physical work, especially physiological guidelines for energy expenditure assessment. Moreover, there are presented polish legal requirements for energy expenditure assessment, which can be treated as general good practices for energy expenditure assessment for blue-collar jobs in logistics sector. The goal of the paper is to present the guidelines for the energy expenditure assessment for in-plant milk run operator.


Systems engineering Logistics 4.0 Ergonomics Internal transport system Manual handling Energy expenditure 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aleksandra Polak-Sopinska
    • 1
    Email author
  • Magdalena Wrobel-Lachowska
    • 1
  • Zbigniew Wisniewski
    • 1
  • Irena Jalmuzna
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Management and Production EngineeringLodz University of TechnologyLodzPoland

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