Ergonomics risk analysis in construction operations

Z. Roja, H. Kalkis, I. Reinholds, A. Cekuls

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The research focuses on analysis of ergonomics risks among construction workers in different operations at work. The aim of the research is to carry out ergonomics risk analysis in various construction operations and to prove that physically hard manual work and application of force in manual work operations affect muscular fatigue, using objective and subjective risk assessment methods, including extended version of Nordic musculoskeletal questionnaire, myotonometric measurements, muscle’s force determination with dynamometer. During the research it was proved that the combination of objective and subjective ergonomics risk analysis methods provides holistic approach and reliable ergonomics risk analysis results.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)211-219
Number of pages9
JournalAgronomy Research
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2016


  • Construction
  • Ergonomics
  • Hand grip
  • Risk

Field of Science*

  • 1.6 Biological sciences
  • 4.1 Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries

Publication Type*

  • 1.1. Scientific article indexed in Web of Science and/or Scopus database


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