Work Item
ASTM WK73074

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

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.


Developed by Subcommittee: F48.02

Committee: F48

Staff Manager: Nora Nimmerichter

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 05-18-2020

Technical Contact: Delia Treaster

Item: 001

Ballot: F48.02 (22-01)

Status: Will Reballot Item