The Revised ISO Standard 11228-1 on Manual Lifting, Lowering and Carrying: Special Focus on Extensions of the Revised NIOSH Lift Equation and a Strategy for Interpretation
This short paper summarizes a number of the revisions to the ISO 11228-1 standard on manual lifting, lowering and carrying related to the use and extensions of the Revised NIOSH Lifting Equation (RNLE). The extensions allow the RNLE to be applied to more complex multiple lifting tasks that are commonly found in industry and warehousing. Also reviewed is a recommend approach to interpreting the calculated result (LI, CLI, SLI, VLI) of the RNLE and its extensions.
KeywordsRevised NIOSH Lifting Equation Manual lifting tasks ISO standards
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