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672-677 HSE (2002). Upper limb disorders in the workplace. pdf. Health and Safety Executive HSE (2009). Lower limb MSD. Scoping work to help inform advice and research planning. pdf. Health and Safety Executive Jetzer, T. C. (1991). Use of Vibration Testing in the Early Evaluation of Workers with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Journal of Occupational Medicine, Vol. 23, No 3, pp. , Kuorinka, I. (1977). Correcting working postures in industry: a practical method for analysis. Applied Ergonomics, Vol. 8, pp.

The results obtained by ANOVA indicate that, the risk assessment model developed has been validated and verified with the data collected through sEMG recordings. 2 Control group experimental results The control group respondents were selected among the group of respondents who were not under risk according to the odds ratios. Table 9 illustrates the mean value for each 30 seconds interval sEMG readings for each control group respondent. Muscle Activity Control Group Respondent 1 Respondent 2 Respondent 3 Respondent 4 Respondent 5 Respondent 6 5 27,472 19,11096 21,88277 25,374 22,978 19,69543 minutes 10 50,831 40,57785 58,33066 33,002 89,7946 28,87675 15 56,273 62,46581 46,04155 176,6562 94,56764 28,62042 20 47,397 52,06078 81,68634 134,322 162,2307 74,83737 Table 9.

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