ASTM WK73074

    New Guide for the Prevention of Ergonomic Hazards and Injuries from Exoskeleton Use

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    Developed by Subcommittee: F48.02 | Committee F48 | Contact Staff Manager



    WK73074

    1. Scope

    Provide functional ergonomic guidelines for the design, construction, and use of exoskeletons within domains of industry, military, medical, first responders, and recreation.


    Keywords

    ergonomics; ergonomic injuries; ergonomic hazards; cumulative trauma; MSDs; musculoskeletal disorders, RSIs; repetitive strain injuries; RMIs; repetitive motion injuries; CTDs; cumulative trauma disorders; biomechanics; vibration; whole-body vibration; hand-arm vibration; contact pressure;

    Rationale

    Guidelines for ergonomic needed to reduce or prevent risk of injuries or illnesses as the result of repeated trauma or repetitive motions as the result of exoskeleton use.

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    05-18-2020

    Technical Contact:
    Delia Treaster

    Status:
    Draft Under Development