ASTM WK73074

    New Guide for The Application of Ergonomics to Prevent Injuries During Exoskeleton Use

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


    1. Scope

    Provide functional ergonomic guidelines for the use of industrial exoskeletons.


    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;


    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 while performing work.

    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:

    Technical Contact:
    Delia Treaster

    Draft Under Development